Union warns of pension woe for women
19 February 2011 Last updated at 08:28 GMT
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.