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Photos!

Posted: 14th August 2014

Take a look at our photo’s in the gallery section, if anyone has any photo’s from GMB events or marches, no matter how old they are, please forward them to Lynsey at gmb@gmbbarkingb10.org.uk

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Public Sector Pensions To Rise In April

Posted: 27th February 2014

Please be advised that pensions being paid from public service pensions schemes will increase this April by 2.7%

The increase is based on the government’s preferred measure of the cost of living, the Consumer Prices Index, which they introduced to replace the Retail Prices Index in 2011. Under the RPI, public sector pensions would have…

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Let’s Make 2014 A Prosperous New Year!

Posted: 6th January 2014

2013 was a really tough year and we would like to commend all deserving staff – namely you, the overworked, underpaid local authority and school workers. We finally broke the three year pay freeze but only just with a 1% pay rise that hasn’t kept pace with the escalating cost of living.

This year our…

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The New Local Government Pension Scheme

Posted: 27th November 2013

The current Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will be changing as of 1st April 2014. All pensions in payment or built up before April 2014 will be protected. If you are currently in receipt of a pension or have left with a deferred pension these changes do not affect you. If you are currently a…

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