Some 170 post workers in
Members of the Communication and Workers Union (CWU) at the Werrington office in
The strike looks set to continue over the weekend as strikers refuse to return to work until management restore the suspended rep.
Amanda Hill, secretary of CWU’s Eastern no.5 branch, spoke to Socialist Worker just before addressing a strikers’ meeting.
“We’re about to tell members that the management aren’t budging,” she said.
“Our position is we’re prepared to negotiate, but not back down.
“We want to get the rep back to work.”
As of Friday evening, Royal Mail management have not tried to move mail to other local offices – the CWU says that these offices are short staffed as it is.
The union has told members in the area to alert them if the business attempts to move
No postal worker should handle