UK Employment Law
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With US pension, do you mean social security?
You can get social security if you have enough credit to qualify. Generally, you need at least 40 credits. Are you US citizen or UK citizen?
Not necessarily. If you are receiving UK pension you cannot apply the credit towards your social security benefits. You cannot double-dip.
If you worked in UK as US citizen, you could have used the credits towards your US social security. But if you already qualified for UK pension, you cannot get credit for US social security.
You should have reported your US earnings when you applied for your UK pension. The US credits should have been taken in consideration.