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Royal Mail workers should reject this damaging deal

10 December 2013
The CWU union has announced it has reached an agreement with Royal Mail after weeks of talks. 

More workers join Crown Post Office walkouts

21 November 2013
Thousands of workers in Crown Post Offices walked out of work yesterday, Wednesday, against office closures, job cuts and a pay freeze.

Strike is set in post offices

19 November 2013
Workers in the Post Office were set to walk out for the 13th time on Wednesday of this week.

Post workers fear no-strike deal as talks continue

12 November 2013
The CWU union was locked in talks with Royal Mail bosses last weekend to reach an agreement over pay and working conditions. 

Crown post office strike called off

05 November 2013
Planned strike on Monday of this week cancelled

CWU union calls off Royal Mail strike, but deal is unclear

05 November 2013
The national strike of post workers due to take place on Monday of this week was called off. The CWU union said it had won concessions from Royal Mail

As post workers prepare to strike - take the fight to Royal Mail

29 October 2013
The first national postal strike in four years was set to take place on Monday of next week. 

Post workers plan walkout

22 October 2013
Postal workers have voted to strike by 78 percent on a 63 percent turnout in defence of their jobs, pay and conditions. 

As rich snap up Royal Mail shares, post workers get ready for strikes

15 October 2013
The great Royal Mail robbery has begun, as bankers trade and deal shares for the postal service after centuries of public ownership.

The Great Post Robbery has begun as bankers snap up Royal Mail shares

11 October 2013
The great Royal Mail robbery began today, Friday, as trading began for the postal service after centuries of public ownership.

Posties reject the bribery behind Royal Mail sell-off

08 October 2013
Royal Mail is set to be sold off after centuries of public ownership. The privatisation begins on Tuesday of next week when this vital public service “floats” on the stock exchange.

Privatisation benefits fat cats, not workers

08 October 2013
Privatisation is not about empowering ordinary people. It is simply about allowing the market into areas it has been excluded from

Vote to strike against rotten Royal Mail privatisation plan

24 September 2013
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is balloting its members for the first national strike in the post for four years. The ballot runs from 27 September to 16 October.

As Tories attack Royal Mail - the truth about privatisation

17 September 2013
The bosses claim that privatisation can help workers and ordinary people.

Six weeks to stop Tories selling off Royal Mail

17 September 2013
Workers are preparing for ‘the fight of their lives’ over privatisation, say Julie Sherry and Annette Mackin

Post workers vote to walkout in Oxford, but Bridgwater action off

10 September 2013
Workers at Oxford East Delivery Office have voted by over 75 percent to strike after two post workers were sacked. Bosses claimed they “wilfully delayed mail”.

Mass meeting of post workers to decide where next in Weston-Super-Mare dispute

27 August 2013
A mass meeting of postal workers and union officials was set to be held outside the Weston-Super-Mare mail centre on Thursday 29 August.

Furious postal workers strike in Coventry

27 August 2013
Post workers struck for one day at Coventry North delivery office on Tuesday of this week. 

Post Office workers strike against cuts

27 August 2013
Some 4,000 Crown Post Office (CPO) workers struck for two days over the bank holiday weekend last week against office closures, job cuts and pay freezes.

Portsmouth processing centre to take part in consultative ballot as 380 jobs are threatened

20 August 2013
Workers at Portsmouth processing centre are voting in a consultative ballot over plans to close it with the loss of 380 jobs.

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