Nuclear news updates
Four unions representing workers in the nuclear sector met in London today (Monday 9 January) to discuss their challenge to planned cuts to more than 11,000 nuclear workers’ pensions
Unions representing workers in the nuclear sector will meet in London on Monday 9 January to discuss cuts to 11,000 nuclear workers’ pensions.
Prospect and the other unions across the UK’s nuclear estate have reached an impasse with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority over the future of two final salary pension schemes, affecting an estimated 10,000 workers.
A new roadmap for nuclear skills will help to ensure the UK can meet the demand for specialist and generic skills across all parts of the industry as it embarks upon its much anticipated renaissance, Prospect, the largest union for nuclear workers, has said.
The prospect of industrial unrest at the Dounreay nuclear decommissioning site in Caithness is growing after DSRL, the company which employs most of the staff working there, indicated it was not prepared to increase its 1% pay offer to staff.