Protect your pension
EIS Assistant Secretary Drew Morrice explains the current position on the Government’s planned pension reform.
Consultation on contribution increases for 2014-15
EIS has condemned interference from the UK Government in pensions negotiations between the Scottish Government and Scotland’s teachers.
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.
The EIS has today (Thursday) opened a consultative ballot of members on pensions industrial action.
The EIS outlines its reponse to the Scottish Governments consultation on increased Pensions contributions from April 2012
Protect your pension: Write to them
letter to NUT General Secretary
View video footage of today's strike from EIS members.
We have received messages of support from across Scotland and Europe
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.
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.
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
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
The Scottish Government has now issued draft proposed changes to contributions for members of the Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme.
This page contains more information on the UK Discussions and the Position in Scotland
Following the industrial action taken on 30 November, the key developments in pensions lie in two directions
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.
Pensions Booklet May 2011
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.
The Public Service Pension Bill was issued by UK Parliament in September 2012 and is likely to be enacted in April 2013.
Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme (STSS) Annual Benefit Statements
UK Pension Strikes: The Position of the EIS and the UK & Scottish Governments
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