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Letters—British Gas is driving down our wages to boost profits

17 September 2019
I’m writing on behalf of my colleagues from British Gas. British Gas sells energy and mechanical services.

Post workers in Devon walk out over ‘bully’ boss

23 July 2019
Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Devon walked out on unofficial strike on Wednesday of last week.

Royal Mail strikes against bullying

26 February 2019
Postal workers at Royal Mail delivery offices in Manchester and Bangor, Northern Ireland, have struck against management behaviour

Unofficial walkout by Postal workers in Glasgow

12 February 2019
Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Glasgow struck unofficially

Royal Mail workers in Southend deliver a strike threat to bosses

05 February 2019
Workers at one of Royal Mail’s largest workplaces have agreed to ballot for industrial action if they don’t get a review into management’s “bullying culture”.

Threat of walkout delivers win for victimised postal worker

01 January 2019
Postal workers in Bristol have won justice for a sacked colleague

Post office workers could deliver a Christmas strike

27 November 2018
Crown Post Office workers were to begin balloting for strikes on Christmas Eve from Friday of this week.

GMB backs off from DPD couriers strike

27 November 2018
Delivery firm DPD has used legal threats to push the GMB union away from a strike

Four-day unofficial post walkout gets results

20 November 2018
Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Hamilton, near Glasgow, staged a four-day unofficial strike over bosses’ bullying and harassment.

Strikes fuel Royal Mail bosses’ crisis

12 November 2018
The latest unofficial strike by postal workers last week came amid a tumultuous few days for Royal Mail, including the forced resignation of a top boss.

Attacks on working conditions at Royal Mail

09 October 2018
Royal Mail postal workers lost out on hundreds of pounds due to privatisation last week—and now top bosses want to give them another kicking.

Unofficial strike against work plan and ‘bullying’

07 August 2018
Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Plymouth staged an unofficial strike for a full day last Saturday. They didn’t return until they reached a deal on Monday.

Jeremy Corbyn’s plans get the stamp of approval from CWU union

24 April 2018
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn attacked the Tories’ immigration policies in a speech to the CWU union conference in Bournemouth on Monday. And he said Labour would welcome migrants.

Are Royal Mail workers voting for a pension scheme that won’t exist?

20 March 2018
The government could block attempts to introduce a new Royal Mail pension scheme that postal workers’ union leaders are promoting to their members

Blizzard of attacks from Royal Mail in Scotland

13 March 2018
Postal workers in Fife, Scotland, are considering a strike after bosses threatened to dock their pay

No guarantee on Royal Mail pensions says Tory minister

13 March 2018
Tory minister Guy Opperman said last week that CWU union leaders and Royal Mail bosses have a “long way to go” before they can implement a pensions agreement

Vote to reject Royal Mail deal, strikes can win more­

27 February 2018
Reps from the postal workers’ CWU union began meeting for regional briefings last week to discuss a deal to end a national dispute

Protest demands a halt to Leeds delivery office closure

20 February 2018
Royal Mail workers in Leeds protested last Saturday against the closure of their delivery office

Post workers have pushed Royal Mail bosses back - now they deserve more

13 February 2018
Postal workers’ union leaders are set to hold meetings with reps in locations across Britain over the next few weeks.

Is a risky pension scheme in the Royal Mail pipeline?

23 January 2018
Postal workers’ CWU union leaders could draw up a deal with Royal Mail bosses this week that would leave thousands of workers with a worse pension scheme.

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