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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.

The fight for Royal Mail has begun

12 September 2017
Thousands of Royal Mail workers rallied outside their workplaces on Monday of this week at mass gate meetings across Britain.

Postal workers ‘going to war’ for pensions

05 September 2017
Postal workers were set to ballot for national strikes as Socialist Worker went to press. They are gearing up for a battle to defend their pensions, pay and conditions.

Right wing MPs celebrate Labour’s shift over Brexit

28 August 2017
The Labour Party has made a shift on its position over Brexit that will please some of left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn’s most bitter enemies.

Postal workers get organised to counter Royal Mail’s squeeze on their conditions

18 August 2017
The rumblings of a brewing storm in Royal Mail have grown louder over the past few months—and could soon burst into a huge national strike.

Union could deliver national mail strike

15 August 2017
Postal workers in Royal Mail could soon walk out for their first national strike since 2009.

Royal Mail workers could ballot as talks with bosses ‘far from agreement’

08 August 2017
Royal Mail workers could ballot for industrial action as early as this month. Bosses are preparing to launch a massive attack on workers’ pensions, wages and conditions.

Reports round-up: HMRC workers protest against the pay cap

01 August 2017
Also: Demo against Trump | Strike vote at Chivas | Picturehouse ready for new strikes | Ballot at Coventry children's services | Post Office pay ballot | Conviction overturned for nuclear protesters

Royal Mail ‘heading for a dispute’ on pension attack

18 July 2017
Leaders of the CWU union have said they are certain to be heading for a dispute with Royal Mail over an attack on postal workers’ pensions.

Industrial round-up: Post workers hold large rallies over Royal Mail pension attack

11 July 2017
Also: Four-week strike starts at Mears | Tube bosses ban water | Woolwich ferry dispute settled | LSE cleaners defend Alba | Dpac protest against Atos | Birmingham bins | Sellafield firefighters | dirty protest | Unnecessary defeat at BMW

How can we fight under new strike laws?

05 July 2017
Offshore workers in the Unite union are the latest to have their legal right to strike blocked by the Trade Union Act. But it is possible to fight as Royal Mail have shown.

Postal workers deliver wildcat strikes to Royal Mail

20 June 2017
A wave of wildcat walkouts hit four Royal Mail offices over the past week with strikes in Canterbury, Scarborough, east London and Carmarthen.

Post workers’ unofficial walkout forces Royal Mail bosses to lift reps’ suspension

09 May 2017
Postal workers across Milton Keynes and Luton forced bosses into a climbdown from an attack on two union reps with an unofficial walkout on Monday.

Postal workers debate how to defeat Tories

25 April 2017
Members of the CWU union have voted unanimously to support the Labour Party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn in the general election on 8 June.

Threat of strikes in Royal Mail after CWU conference votes for possible ballot

25 April 2017
CWU union members could ballot in August for strikes following a debate at their annual postal conference in Bournemouth on Tuesday.

Will postal workers’ union deliver a fight over Royal Mail’s pension robbery?

18 April 2017
Postal workers’ union, the CWU, threatened on Thursday of last week to ballot for strikes to defend pensions.

New union restrictions test strikers

28 March 2017
The limits the Trade Union Act puts on strikes became clearer this week, but so did the resistance.

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