Pension

The bitter dispute over pension changes at Unilever is now over

Unilever pension row over after Unite says ‘yes’

By Dan Colombini

The long-running pension row at consumer giant Unilever has ended after Unite overruled fellow unions GMB and the Union of Shop Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) and accepted an improved offer from the firm.

Unilever unions to ballot on pensions

Unilever unions to ballot on pensions

By Rick Pendrous

Unilever workers in the UK took their dispute over the food giant's decision to close its final salary pension scheme to the company's headquarters in Rotterdam last month.

Unilever workers in the UK are teaming up with their colleagues from around the world in Rotterdam to protest over changes to their pensions

Unite slams Unilever ceo's 'executive greed'

By Dan Colombini

Workers at consumer goods giant Unilever are taking the row over changes to their pensions overseas after Unite the Union accused ceo Paul Polman of “executive greed” and double standards.

Unite the union, together with other trade unions have agreed to ACAS talks with Unilever

Unilever defiant as pension dispute date set

By Dan Colombini

Pot Noodle manufacturer Unilever is remaining defiant in the row over changes to its pension scheme after the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) confirmed that talks with the unions would start later this week.

Workers at the Marmite maker have already staged walkouts across the country

Unilever and unions to talk over pension row

By Dan Colombini

The row over changes to the pension scheme at Marmite manufacturer Unilever has taken a step closer to reconciliation today (February 3) after the Anglo-Dutch consumer giant agreed to resume talks with the unions.

Unilever's decision to scrap its final salary pension scheme will cut the retirement income for staff by up to 40%, according to Unite

Unilever slammed for ‘mind-blowing’ results

By Dan Colombini

The row over changes to the pension scheme at Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever is set to intensify next month after Unite the Union compared the firm’s latest set of “mind-blowing” profits with its pension policy.

Greencore gets 'consolation prize'

Greencore gets 'consolation prize'

By Rick Pendrous

The industry views Greencore's plans to take over troubled own-label chilled foods business Uniq in a cash bid valued at £113M as a consolation prize for its failure to get its hands on Northern Foods. The latter was snapped by Ranjit Boparan, owner...

Unilever workers stage pensions demo

Unilever workers stage pensions demo

By Ben Bouckley

Unite the Union says members plan to demonstrate on June 7 against food giant Unilever’s plans to scrap final salary pension schemes for 5,000 staff.

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Pension experts warn new law will increase red tape

Pension experts warn new law will increase red tape

By Freddie Dawson

New legislation coming into force next year, which requires companies to automatically enrol employees in pension schemes, could prove unfairly burdensome on small food companies that have a high staff turnover, pension experts have warned.

Unilever chief executive Paul Polman

Unilever shakes up UK pension scheme

By Ben Bouckley

Unilever says it will start consulting UK employees this summer with a view to closing its final salary pension scheme.

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