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.
13 September 2016
Thousands of Post Office workers were set to strike this Thursday against job cuts, privatisation and an attack on their pensions.
30 August 2016
25 August 2016
Postal workers on unofficial strike in Swindon ended their walkout last night, Wednesday, after a suspended rep was reinstated.
24 August 2016
Postal workers in Wiltshire staged an unofficial walkout this morning, Wednesday, after bosses suspended a union rep.
23 August 2016
Post Office workers in the CWU union have voted by 83 percent for strikes over plans to slash jobs, services and pensions.
16 August 2016
The CWU union, which organises postal workers, has warned Royal Mail that its members could strike. This follows reports that bosses plan to attack workers’ pensions.
09 August 2016
Also: Unions slam payouts for post office bosses | Walkouts can win at London Met | Pride marches in Brighton and Leeds | Sussex hospital drivers vote to strike for liabilities | Nationwide gets shifty in Swindon | Cleaners' fight is over at 100 Wood Street | French state plans attack on ‘jungle’ | Protest in Brixton against arch-enemy council | Magistrates find against reverend’s tax protest
19 July 2016
Post Office workers are to ballot for strikes over the closure of their pension scheme. They are already balloting over possible job losses caused by plans to sell off some 20 post offices.
12 July 2016
North sea oil workers ballot|Bectu and Prospect Merger|East London teachers strike against extra hours|Posties ballot against privatisation|Protest against the EDL Nazis in London|Roma genocide commemoration|More Weymouth bus strikes on timetable|Leeds bus strike halted l Protest in support of Corbyn in York|New moves in the steel closures fight
24 May 2016
Short reports from industrial disputes and campaigns including Rio cinema strike, Prestwich Arts College, Newcastle University, Post Office job cuts, Croydon Tramlink and Nottingham taxis
10 May 2016
Lunchtime walkouts at HSE office | Unions slam council’s plan to ‘bribe’ Glasgow workers | TSSA union conference stands with Palestinians | Journalists defy clickbait and cuts | Drivers deliver unofficial action | Legal challenge to Scottish post ballot | Car workers take action as talks stall | Give us a break, say Thomas Cook crew | Don’t let Edinburgh College bosses sack lecturer
26 April 2016
Scottish posties vote for strike to defend victimised worker
Royal Mail managers vote for strike over pay
26 April 2016
Postal and telecom workers debated the EU referendum, fighting the Trade Union Bill and their relationship to the Labour Party this week. They were meeting in Bournemouth for their CWU union’s annual conference.
01 March 2016
Mushin Ahmed’s killers found guilty | Stormy weather ahead for Met Office bosses | Firefighters turn the heat up on bosses | Co-op truck drivers balloted for strikes | GMB union sounds the alarm in Sussex | Reinstate RMT union rep Glen Hart
16 February 2016
Postal workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, won a victory against management this week with the return to work of disabled worker Andrew Mootoo on Monday.
09 February 2016
Well-done protest over tips at STK | Strike vote at Spalding Grammar School | Week-long walkout against library cuts in Bromley | Post workers meet ahead of pay talks | NUJ union keeps FT’s presses rolling | Mushin Ahmed murder trial begins in Sheffield | Day of action over Sports Direct
02 February 2016
CWU union leader Dave Ward spoke to Charlie Kimber about the prospects for Jeremy Corbyn, why more power has shifted to the bosses—and how we can win it back
19 January 2016
Postal workers in Cupar, Fife, walked out in defence of a sacked colleague for the second time yesterday, Monday.