UK teachers are required to contribute more to retirement benefits

Beginning next year, teachers in the United Kingdom will be required to pay more toward their pensions. The change is opposed by the teachers union, and last month about 2 million workers went on strike over the planned changes to their retirement benefits. "Our changes for next year are about keeping pensions affordable for future generations of teachers -- while protecting new and low income staff from the biggest contribution increases over the next few years," said Schools Minister Nick Gibb.

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