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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
 

Swindon postal workers' wildcat strike gets suspended rep reinstated

25 August 2016
Postal workers on unofficial strike in Swindon ended their walkout last night, Wednesday, after a suspended rep was reinstated.

Swindon postal workers walk out after management suspend rep

24 August 2016
Postal workers in Wiltshire staged an unofficial walkout this morning, Wednesday, after bosses suspended a union rep.

Strike vote at Post Offices sends warning to bosses

23 August 2016
Post Office workers in the CWU union have voted by 83 percent for strikes over plans to slash jobs, services and pensions.

Royal Mail pension cut must be met with action

16 August 2016
The CWU union, which organises postal workers, has warned Royal Mail that its members could strike. This follows reports that bosses plan to attack workers’ pensions.

Reports round-up: Anti-fascists humiliate Nazi EDL in Nottingham

09 August 2016
Also: Unions slam payouts for post office bosses | Walkouts can win at London Met | Pride marches in Brighton and Leeds | Sussex hospital drivers vote to strike for liabilities | Nationwide gets shifty in Swindon | Cleaners' fight is over at 100 Wood Street | French state plans attack on ‘jungle’ | Protest in Brixton against arch-enemy council | Magistrates find against reverend’s tax protest

Post Office workers ballot over pensions and campaign against closures

19 July 2016
Post Office workers are to ballot for strikes over the closure of their pension scheme. They are already balloting over possible job losses caused by plans to sell off some 20 post offices.

Reports round-up

10 May 2016
Lunchtime walkouts at HSE office | Unions slam council’s plan to ‘bribe’ Glasgow workers | TSSA union conference stands with Palestinians | Journalists defy clickbait and cuts | Drivers deliver unofficial action | Legal challenge to Scottish post ballot | Car workers take action as talks stall | Give us a break, say Thomas Cook crew | Don’t let Edinburgh College bosses sack lecturer

CWU conference votes for solidarity with refugees but also to defend the EU

26 April 2016
Postal and telecom workers debated the EU referendum, fighting the Trade Union Bill and their relationship to the Labour Party this week. They were meeting in Bournemouth for their CWU union’s annual conference.

Wildcat strikes win a first class victory for disabled post worker Andrew Mootoo

16 February 2016
Postal workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, won a victory against management this week with the return to work of disabled worker Andrew Mootoo on Monday.

Reports round-up

09 February 2016
Well-done protest over tips at STK | Strike vote at Spalding Grammar School | Week-long walkout against library cuts in Bromley | Post workers meet ahead of pay talks | NUJ union keeps FT’s presses rolling | Mushin Ahmed murder trial begins in Sheffield | Day of action over Sports Direct

Planned post cut is 'postponed' in Leeds after strikes

12 January 2016
Post Office supply chain workers in Leeds have forced bosses onto the back foot after two 24-hour walkouts.

Strikes to defend Andrew Mootoo force concessions from Royal Mail bosses

15 December 2015
Royal Mail bosses in Bridgwater, Somerset, have moved towards reinstating a disabled worker kept on sick leave.

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