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Postal workers get organised to counter Royal Mail’s squeeze on their conditions

18 August 2017
The rumblings of a brewing storm in Royal Mail have grown louder over the past few months—and could soon burst into a huge national strike.

Union could deliver national mail strike

15 August 2017
Postal workers in Royal Mail could soon walk out for their first national strike since 2009.

Royal Mail workers could ballot as talks with bosses ‘far from agreement’

08 August 2017
Royal Mail workers could ballot for industrial action as early as this month. Bosses are preparing to launch a massive attack on workers’ pensions, wages and conditions.

Royal Mail ‘heading for a dispute’ on pension attack

18 July 2017
Leaders of the CWU union have said they are certain to be heading for a dispute with Royal Mail over an attack on postal workers’ pensions.

Industrial round-up: Post workers hold large rallies over Royal Mail pension attack

11 July 2017
Also: Four-week strike starts at Mears | Tube bosses ban water | Woolwich ferry dispute settled | LSE cleaners defend Alba | Dpac protest against Atos | Birmingham bins | Sellafield firefighters | dirty protest | Unnecessary defeat at BMW

Postal workers deliver wildcat strikes to Royal Mail

20 June 2017
A wave of wildcat walkouts hit four Royal Mail offices over the past week with strikes in Canterbury, Scarborough, east London and Carmarthen.

Post workers’ unofficial walkout forces Royal Mail bosses to lift reps’ suspension

09 May 2017
Postal workers across Milton Keynes and Luton forced bosses into a climbdown from an attack on two union reps with an unofficial walkout on Monday.

Postal workers debate how to defeat Tories

25 April 2017
Members of the CWU union have voted unanimously to support the Labour Party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn in the general election on 8 June.

Threat of strikes in Royal Mail after CWU conference votes for possible ballot

25 April 2017
CWU union members could ballot in August for strikes following a debate at their annual postal conference in Bournemouth on Tuesday.

Reports round-up: Harrods feels heat over tips

17 January 2017
Restaurant workers at the posh Harrods department store in Knightsbridge, west London, have secured a meeting with management this week.

Post Office strikers step up their fight—but more attacks are in the post

19 December 2016
Post Office workers stepped up their fight against closures, privatisation, job losses and pension attacks with the start of a five day strike today, Monday.

Royal Mail strike in Accrington takes on bullying boss

17 December 2016
Postal workers in Accrington, Lancashire, walked out for the second time today, Saturday, in a fight against bullying bosses.

Post Office workers strike to stop job losses—and could step up action before Christmas

06 December 2016
Post Office workers struck across Britain today, Saturday—one of the busiest days of the year—in a fight against privatisation and job losses.

Reports round-up: immigrant cleaners take on John Lewis

08 November 2016
Also: Nazis suffer humiliated in Telford and Darlington | UAF trip learns lessons from the Holocaust |Aberdeen UCU members balloting | Aberdeen Seatruck ferries slammed over pay | Don’t close Crown Post Office in St Leonard’s

National post strike was 'stronger than last time'

01 November 2016
Post Office workers struck across Britain for the second time on Monday in a fight to stop attacks on their jobs, pensions—and to defend the service.

Time is ticking for Post Office chiefs as workers set to deliver package of strikes

25 October 2016
Around 3,500 Post Office workers in the CWU union are set to strike on Monday of next week.

Drivers refuse to cross picket lines in Luton as 250 post workers join CWU strike

19 October 2016
Around 250 postal workers in Luton and Leagrave delivery offices are out on strike today, Wednesday, in a row over disciplinaries.

4,000 Post Office workers strike against branch closures

16 September 2016
Bosses want to close down more than 100 crown branches and outsource them to companies such as WHSmith. They also plan cuts to admin, supply chain and cash handling services.

Workers set to stage national post office strike to stop cuts

13 September 2016
Thousands of Post Office workers were set to strike this Thursday against job cuts, privatisation and an attack on their pensions.

Post Office workers waiting for action in pensions fight

30 August 2016
 

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