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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. 

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.

Crown Post Offices to strike over bank holiday weekend

20 August 2013
Some 4,000 workers in 373 Crown Post Offices (CPOs) are set to strike across the country for two days over the bank holiday weekend.

Bridgwater post workers are in it for the long haul

13 August 2013
Some 110 post workers in Bridgwater delivery office, Somerset, have struck for two more days in their continuing dispute. This takes the total to seven.

Parcelforce workers reject Royal Mail privatisation

08 August 2013
Around 3,500 Parcelforce workers have voted overwhelmingly to reject the privatisation of Royal Mail in a consultative ballot.

Top Royal Mail bosses grab £3.7 million in pay and perks

06 August 2013
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene has handed back a £120,000 housing perk.

Bridgwater post dispute shows local anger can feed national strike vote

06 August 2013
Postal workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, are set to call up to ten more strike days in their dispute. 

Post workers could strike over pay, pensions and privatisation

06 August 2013
Reps at a national policy forum of the CWU postal workers’ union unanimously voted to resist the attacks on Royal Mail—including with a national strike ballot, reports Annette Mackin

Post workers' CWU union announces national strike ballot to stop Royal Mail selloff

01 August 2013
Some 500 postal reps in the CWU union voted unanimously today, Thursday, to hold a national strike ballot over privatisation and pensions.

Get ready for action to beat post privatisation

30 July 2013
What sort of action is needed to defend postal workers from management and government attacks?

Post strikers march as selloff struggle looms

23 July 2013
Workers in 372 Crown Post Offices (CPOs) struck on Wednesday of last week, against plans to cut the network by a fifth and slash 800 jobs.

Post workers in Bridgwater walk out

23 July 2013
Some 110 post workers in the CWU union walked out for three days last week in Bridgwater, Somerset.

Striking post workers march through London

17 July 2013
Workers in 372 Crown Post Offices (CPOs) struck today, Wednesday, over plans to cut the crown network by a fifth and slash 800 jobs.

Bridgwater post workers set to walk out for three days as dispute escalates

16 July 2013
The ongoing CWU dispute in Bridgwater, Somerset, was set to escalate as more than 100 workers were set to strike on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Tories set to sell off Royal Mail for billions

09 July 2013
Tory business secretary Michael Fallon will this week announce the most devastating Royal Mail privatisation plans in decades.

Three strikes and the postal workers are out

09 July 2013
Postal workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, struck for the second time in a week last Saturday. 

Postal workers in Peterborough walk out unofficially

05 July 2013
Some 170 postal workers in Peterborough have walked out unofficially after a union rep was suspended.

Postal workers oppose privatisation of Royal Mail

11 June 2013
Postal workers are holding workplace meetings to support their CWU union’s opposition to the privatisation of Royal Mail and below-inflation pay rises. 

Fifth national strike at Crown Post Office

28 May 2013
Some 4,000 CWU members at Crown Post Offices struck nationally on Tuesday of this week. 

Campaign against Royal Mail privatisation hots up

21 May 2013
Dave Ward, CWU union assistant general secretary, last week threatened unofficial action against the government’s plans to privatise Royal Mail.

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