Civil servants ready to strike.
Jonathan Baume, general secretary of the FDA, said many government employees could now face ``a huge fall'' in their pensions because of the planned changes.
``The government wants our members to accept what is likely to be an inferior pension and the proposals allow government a free hand to increase civil servants' contribution rates whenever they like, '' he said.
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|Publication:||Daily Post (Liverpool, England)|
|Date:||Dec 10, 2004|
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