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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.

Top firms give shareholders billions that could wipe out pension scheme deficits

17 January 2017
Big firms constantly bleat about how they cannot afford their pension schemes.

Reports round-up: Nazis have a wet weekend in Maidstone

10 January 2017
Also: Unions go nuclear in pensions fight | Post union must stand firm on pensions | Shutdown at Fujitsu Manchester | Picturehouse strikes again? | Racist Ukip isn’t welcome in Bolton | Councils face fury over latest cuts | Support the left in lecturers’ union | Protest called for trans prisoners | Socialist Worker appeal breaks target

Reports round-up: Bullying Royal Mail boss gets the boot after walkouts in Accrington

03 January 2017
Also: New offer for BA cabin crew | Wage war rolls on at Picturehouse cinemas | Harrods protest will demand pay justice | Weetabix factories to face walkouts | Stop Home Office deportation flights to Jamaica | Bectu now biggest sector in Prospect | Unite calls off bus strike in Wirral

Post Office strikers step up their fight—but more attacks are in the post

19 December 2016
Post Office workers stepped up their fight against closures, privatisation, job losses and pension attacks with the start of a five day strike today, Monday.

Royal Mail strike in Accrington takes on bullying boss

17 December 2016
Postal workers in Accrington, Lancashire, walked out for the second time today, Saturday, in a fight against bullying bosses.

Post Office workers strike to stop job losses—and could step up action before Christmas

06 December 2016
Post Office workers struck across Britain today, Saturday—one of the busiest days of the year—in a fight against privatisation and job losses.

Arcadia distribution walkout hits 'cyber Monday' as workers strike in Solihull

29 November 2016
Arcadia distribution workers in Solihull struck on Monday—one of the year’s busiest online shopping days.

Reports round-up: immigrant cleaners take on John Lewis

08 November 2016
Also: Nazis suffer humiliated in Telford and Darlington | UAF trip learns lessons from the Holocaust |Aberdeen UCU members balloting | Aberdeen Seatruck ferries slammed over pay | Don’t close Crown Post Office in St Leonard’s

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