Thousands of Unilever workers in U.K. to stage 24-hour strikes over pensions starting Jan. 17 for up to 12 days, union leaders say

Nevin Barich

Nevin Barich

Jan 9, 2012 – Industry Intelligence

LOS ANGELES , January 8, 2012 () – Union leaders say that thousands of Unilever workers in the United Kingdom will be staging 24-hour strikes over pensions starting Jan. 17 for up to 12 days, BBC News reported Jan. 7.

Proposals to end the company's final salary scheme will cut retirement income for staff by up to 40%, workers say.

Last month, 2,500 Unilever workers in the nation took part in a strike.

The primary source of this article is BBC News, London, England, on Jan. 7, 2012.

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