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
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.
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.
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.
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.
25 April 2017
CWU union members could ballot in August for strikes following a debate at their annual postal conference in Bournemouth on Tuesday.
18 April 2017
Postal workers’ union, the CWU, threatened on Thursday of last week to ballot for strikes to defend pensions.
28 March 2017
The limits the Trade Union Act puts on strikes became clearer this week, but so did the resistance.
17 January 2017
Big firms constantly bleat about how they cannot afford their pension schemes.
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
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
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.
17 December 2016
Postal workers in Accrington, Lancashire, walked out for the second time today, Saturday, in a fight against bullying bosses.
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.
29 November 2016
Arcadia distribution workers in Solihull struck on Monday—one of the year’s busiest online shopping days.
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
01 November 2016
Post Office workers struck across Britain for the second time on Monday in a fight to stop attacks on their jobs, pensions—and to defend the service.
25 October 2016
Around 3,500 Post Office workers in the CWU union are set to strike on Monday of next week.
19 October 2016
Around 250 postal workers in Luton and Leagrave delivery offices are out on strike today, Wednesday, in a row over disciplinaries.
16 September 2016
Bosses want to close down more than 100 crown branches and outsource them to companies such as WHSmith. They also plan cuts to admin, supply chain and cash handling services.