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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.

Unofficial action by post workers forces Royal Mail bosses back in Bridgwater

12 November 2015
Postal workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, have won concessions from management after staging a wildcat strike.

Wildcat walkout in Somerset post to defend disabled worker

11 November 2015
Postal workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, staged an unofficial walkout today, Wednesday, to demand the reinstatement of a disabled worker.

Post workers rally against effects of privatisation

14 July 2015
The CWU postal workers’ union launched a campaign against the effects of privatisation in the postal industry on Thursday of last week.

Latest Tory Royal Mail selloff needs ‘clear union response’

09 June 2015
The government plans to sell its remaining shares in Royal Mail.

Private post bosses want to sack 2,000 delivery workers to boost profits

12 May 2015
Private delivery company Whistl has issued redundancy notices to 2,000 workers after suspending its delivery service.

Back Billy Hayes in CWU general secretary election

24 March 2015
Ballot papers for the CWU union general secretary election were mailed out to members this week.

Post Office supply chain workers still face job loss threat

13 January 2015
Details of an agreement between Post Office bosses and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) following a dispute over job cuts have been released.

Reports round-up

06 January 2015
Dnata airport strike threat wins small pay rise | Unity statement against racist EDL in Dudley | Hundreds at vigil for Leelah Alcorn | Post Office strikes are off after talks | Love Activists cook up housing protest | Freedom Riders protest over cuts

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