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Barber Says U.K. Pensions Offer Not Judged Acceptable by Unions

Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Trades Union Congress General Secretary Brendan Barber said new proposals from the U.K. government today aimed at averting a strike by public-sector unions over pension changes are not acceptable.

“We’re a long way from a position where we’ve got offers on the table that might prove acceptable,” Barber told reporters in London. He said there are still “major issues of concern.”

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Eddie Buckle at ebuckle@bloomberg.net

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