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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

Post Office cash handlers' walkout over job cuts is solid

16 December 2014
Post Office cash handlers struck for 24 hours on Friday of last week.

Ballot set for Post Office

04 November 2014
Some 2,000 Post Office workers are set to receive their strike ballot papers on Saturday of this week after pay talks broke down with bosses. 

Wildcat post strike gets results in Portsmouth

28 October 2014
Post workers in two offices walked out last week over allegations of unfair sacking of their colleagues.

The great Royal Mail robbery - one year after rich snapped up shares

07 October 2014
It is one year since Royal Mail shares began being snapped up by city fat cats.

Crown Post Office workers accept deal

17 June 2014
Crown Post Office workers voted to accept a pay deal which sees wages increase by 7.5 percent.

CWU union debates Labour, Ukip, Scottish independence and benefits

29 April 2014
Some 800 workers attended the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) annual conference in Bournemouth this week.

'Calm before storm' at CWU union conference after Royal Mail sell off

22 April 2014
The CWU union conference which begins on Sunday of this week will be the first since Royal Mail was privatised by the government.

News in brief

01 April 2014
Latest Scots referendum polls | Hillsborough inquest | Books for prisoners | The Royal Mail selloff

News round-up

25 March 2014
In-brief stories on books for prisoners, GPs want early retirement due to cuts, new job losses at Royal Mail, and cuts to specialist diabetes nurses

Walkout wins sacked post worker his job back

18 February 2014
A post worker in Oxford has won his job back after workmates struck to demand his reinstatement.

CWU union’s damaging deal with Royal Mail is a blow that strikes could have stopped

11 February 2014
Post workers in the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) have accepted an agreement reached with Royal Mail bosses.

Say no to Royal Mail's no strike deal in ballot

07 January 2014
CWU union reps were meeting across Britain to discuss the post-privatisation deal that the union negotiated with Royal Mail as Socialist Worker went to press.

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