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10 October 2012

Call to Action: Write to John Swinney

Protect your pension

14 December 2011

Campaign Update Dec 2011

EIS Assistant Secretary Drew Morrice explains the current position on the Government’s planned pension reform.

15 January 2014

Consultation on contribution increases for 2014-15

Consultation on contribution increases for 2014-15

20 April 2012

EIS Condemns Interference in Pensions Negotiations

EIS has condemned interference from the UK Government in pensions negotiations between the Scottish Government and Scotland’s teachers.

23 November 2012

EIS Council sends final warning to Scottish Government on Pensions

Members of the EIS Council highlighted the fury of teaching professionals across the country at the Scottish Government's continued feet-dragging over formulating an offer on pensions.

07 March 2013

EIS opens 2013 pensions ballot

The EIS has today (Thursday) opened a consultative ballot of members on pensions industrial action.

14 November 2011

EIS Response to STSS additional contributions consultation

The EIS outlines its reponse to the Scottish Governments consultation on increased Pensions contributions from April 2012

09 October 2012

Letter template: Write to John Swinney

Protect your pension: Write to them

28 June 2011

Letter to NUT General Secretary

letter to NUT General Secretary

30 November 2011

Massive Support from EIS members - Strike Day 30 Nov 2011

View video footage of today's strike from EIS members.

29 November 2011

Messages of Support - Strike Day 30 Nov 2011

We have received messages of support from across Scotland and Europe

10 October 2011

Pension Provision Affecting EIS Members Oct 2011

This paper is to provide information to EIS members on current pension scheme provisions and to set out the main issues which members will face in the forthcoming period.

21 October 2013

Pension Update 2013

I have reported previously that agreement had been reached with Scottish Government on the issue of sidebar discussions around workforce planning and early retirement schemes. A meeting has just been confirmed this week for that forum to be convened.

02 August 2011

Pensions Update 2 Aug 2011

Members will have seen press coverage relating to a proposed pension contributions increase for teachers in England and Wales. To date, the Scottish Ministers have made no formal announcement on imposing increases to pension contributions in Scotland ove

04 May 2012

Pensions Update - May 2012

Following the announcement in March, by Michael Russell, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, that Scottish Government would commence scheme discussions, an initial meeting of the Scottish Teachers’ Pensions Negotiations Group took place

10 January 2012

Pensions Update 10 Jan 2012

The Scottish Government has now issued draft proposed changes to contributions for members of the Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme.

18 November 2011

Pensions Update 16 Nov 2011

This page contains more information on the UK Discussions and the Position in Scotland

26 January 2012

Pensions update 27 Jan 2012

Following the industrial action taken on 30 November, the key developments in pensions lie in two directions

30 November 2011

President's Speech to Edinburgh Rally - Strike Day 30 Nov 2011

As this year’s EIS President can I thank all members for being here today. We have a wonderful turnout and well done to all involved in making this massive show of protest possible.

26 October 2010

Public Sector Pensions Booklet: 2011

Pensions Booklet May 2011

28 November 2012

Scottish Government Enforcing Further Pensions Pain On Teachers

The EIS criticised today’s announcement that the Scottish Government is set to enforce further rises in employee pension contributions on Scottish teaching professionals and other public sector workers.

09 January 2013

Scottish Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) update - Jan 2013

The Public Service Pension Bill was issued by UK Parliament in September 2012 and is likely to be enacted in April 2013.

09 March 2012

Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme (STSS) Update - March 2012

Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme (STSS) Annual Benefit Statements

28 June 2011

UK Pension Strikes: Info for Members

UK Pension Strikes: The Position of the EIS and the UK & Scottish Governments

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