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Massive vote for strikes by postal workers has forced concessions from Royal Mail

16 January 2018
 

New developments in the Royal Mail dispute

09 January 2018
Postal workers’ union leaders have suggested they could soon reach an agreement with bosses

Unofficial walkouts by CWU union members hit mail centres

02 January 2018
Postal workers walked out unofficially last month in Inverclyde in Scotland and St Austell in Cornwall to defend workers targeted by management.

Reports round up: Walkouts can deliver better deal for Royal Mail workers

12 December 2017
Details of talks between postal workers’ union officials and Royal Mail management show bosses have made big concessions in a dispute over pay, pensions and conditions.

Don’t let Royal Mail stop the fight

05 December 2017
Postal workers’ union leaders looked set to announce at least parts of a possible agreement with Royal Mail bosses on Tuesday of this week. The CWU union has been in negotiation with bosses in a dispute over pensions, pay and conditions.

Reports round-up: Walkout at a delivery office

28 November 2017
Also: lobby of Scottish parliament, nuclear strike and Universal Credit protest

Strikes back on the cards at Royal Mail?

21 November 2017
Postal workers’ union leaders have hinted that talks with bosses at Royal Mail could end with a major strike—originally planned for October this year—going ahead.

Royal Mail workers could stage national walkout if talks over pension attack fail

14 November 2017
Talks between Royal Mail bosses and CWU union leaders were set to continue this week in a major dispute that looks likely to lead to a national strike.

Postal workers plan new day of mass gate meetings

31 October 2017
The CWU postal workers’ union has warned it could end negotiations early if Royal Mail bosses use talks simply to delay strikes.

Stop the pensions robbery—keep up pressure in the post

23 October 2017
Workers are defiant despite Royal Mail bosses’ legal challenges to strikes, reports Nick Clark

Postal workers show Royal Mail they won't back down

19 October 2017
 Postal workers marched in central London on Thursday, a week after their bosses in Royal Mail went to the courts to stop them from striking

Fight for strikes as union bashing Royal Mail fat cats cream £500,000 a day

17 October 2017
Royal Mail fat cats have been paid more than £500,000 a day since privatisation, new figures revealed on Tuesday of this week.

Workers defiant despite Royal Mail court injunction

12 October 2017
Royal Mail bosses won a court battle on Thursday to delay a postal workers’ strike. But the workers are determined to keep fighting—and say bosses’ action has only strengthened their resolve.

CWU members protest as Royal Mail bosses try to get strike called off

12 October 2017
Up to 100 post workers and supporters gathered outside the high court in central London on Thursday as Royal Mail bosses fought to stop a strike.

Royal Mail bosses are running scared of planned post strike as court hearing looms

10 October 2017
Royal Mail bosses ran to the courts this week in a desperate bid to stop ­workers from striking.

Cutting post workers’ conditions - the real costs of privatising Royal Mail

10 October 2017
As 110,000 postal workers prepare for a national strike for 48 hours from 19 October, Nick Clark rifles through the bosses’ mail to expose the excuses for worsening conditions

Post workers’ union calls two-day strike - as Royal Mail bosses threaten legal action

05 October 2017
Postal workers in Royal Mail will strike for two days from 19 October—their first national walkout since 2009.

How we posted a yes vote - Royal Mail workers discuss their ballot for strikes

02 October 2017
Postal workers have delivered an 89.1 percent vote for strikes on a 73.7 percent turnout, smashing the thresholds under Tory anti-union laws. Nick Clark spoke to postal workers about how they built the ballot

Royal Mail workers on course to deliver huge yes vote in national strike ballot

26 September 2017
There are strong signs that Royal Mail workers are voting massively in favour of strikes to protect their pensions, conditions and to win a pay rise above inflation. The ballot closes next Tuesday.

As Royal Mail ballot gets underway CWU members say, ‘We will resist bosses’ bribes’

19 September 2017
Postal workers are working hard to deliver a thumping vote for nationwide strikes to defend their pensions, pay and conditions from Royal Mail bosses.

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