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15 January 2014
Consultation on contribution increases for 2014-15
Consultation on contribution increases for 2014-15
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.
07 March 2013
EIS opens 2013 pensions ballot
The EIS has today (Thursday) opened a consultative ballot of members on pensions industrial action.
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.
28 November 2012
Scottish Government Enforcing Further Pensions Pain On Teachers
The EIS criticised todayís announcement that the Scottish Government is set to enforce further rises in employee pension contributions on Scottish teaching professionals and other public sector workers.
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.
10 October 2012
Call to Action: Write to John Swinney
Protect your pension
09 October 2012
Letter template: Write to John Swinney
Protect your pension: Write to them
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 Teachersí Pensions Negotiations Group took place
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 Scotlandís teachers.
09 March 2012
Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme (STSS) Update - March 2012
Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme (STSS) Annual Benefit Statements
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
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.
14 December 2011
Campaign Update Dec 2011
EIS Assistant Secretary Drew Morrice explains the current position on the Governmentís planned pension reform.
30 November 2011
President's Speech to Edinburgh Rally - Strike Day 30 Nov 2011
As this yearís 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.
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
18 November 2011
Pensions Update 16 Nov 2011
This page contains more information on the UK Discussions and the Position in Scotland
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
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.
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
28 June 2011
UK Pension Strikes: Info for Members
UK Pension Strikes: The Position of the EIS and the UK & Scottish Governments
28 June 2011
Letter to NUT General Secretary
letter to NUT General Secretary
26 October 2010
Public Sector Pensions Booklet: 2011
Pensions Booklet May 2011