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Union warns of pension woe for women

Changes to the state pension age are reckless and could leave many women struggling to earn a living, the shop workers union, USDAW, has warned.

About half a million women will have to work up to two years longer under government plans being pushed through parliament.

But many are unaware of the changes, as Keith Doyle reports.

  • 19 Feb 2011
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