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Post workers rally against effects of privatisation

14 July 2015
The CWU postal workers’ union launched a campaign against the effects of privatisation in the postal industry on Thursday of last week.

Reports round-up

16 June 2015
Protest against Dixons Carphone job losses | Anger at Sports Direct warehouse | Conference to challenge Islamophobic Prevent | Freedom rides again in Sheffield | School workers win living wage in Camden | Trades councils meet up in Crewe | Anti-fascists out in Dudley

Latest Tory Royal Mail selloff needs ‘clear union response’

09 June 2015
The government plans to sell its remaining shares in Royal Mail.

Private post bosses want to sack 2,000 delivery workers to boost profits

12 May 2015
Private delivery company Whistl has issued redundancy notices to 2,000 workers after suspending its delivery service.

Workers debate ending Labour link at CWU conference in Bournemouth

28 April 2015
Workers in the Communication Workers Union (CWU) debated anti-racism and the union’s relationship to the Labour Party at their general conference in Bournemouth last Sunday and Monday of this week.

Dave Ward beats Billy Hayes in CWU election

21 April 2015
Dave Ward has won the election to become general secretary of the Communication Workers Union (CWU)

Back Billy Hayes in CWU general secretary election

24 March 2015
Ballot papers for the CWU union general secretary election were mailed out to members this week.

Reports round-up

06 January 2015
Dnata airport strike threat wins small pay rise | Unity statement against racist EDL in Dudley | Hundreds at vigil for Leelah Alcorn | Post Office strikes are off after talks | Love Activists cook up housing protest | Freedom Riders protest over cuts

Post Office cash handlers' walkout over job cuts is solid

16 December 2014
Post Office cash handlers struck for 24 hours on Friday of last week.

Reports round-up

09 December 2014
Cash workers strike at Post Offices | Union takes break in biscuit dispute | Police stations staff could down tools | EDF workers’ action over sacked driver | Stop Ukip growing in Portsmouth | TV action set for the new year | Housing protests in Hackney and Haringey

Ballot set for Post Office

04 November 2014
Some 2,000 Post Office workers are set to receive their strike ballot papers on Saturday of this week after pay talks broke down with bosses. 

Wildcat post strike gets results in Portsmouth

28 October 2014
Post workers in two offices walked out last week over allegations of unfair sacking of their colleagues.

Crown Post Office workers accept deal

17 June 2014
Crown Post Office workers voted to accept a pay deal which sees wages increase by 7.5 percent.

Anger at CWU union conferences over bullying

06 May 2014
The postal and finance and telecoms sectors in the CWU union both held their conferences in Bournemouth from Tuesday to Thursday of last week. The postal conference was the first since Royal Mail was privatised last year. It showed signs that workers already face serious problems.

CWU union debates Labour, Ukip, Scottish independence and benefits

29 April 2014
Some 800 workers attended the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) annual conference in Bournemouth this week.

'Calm before storm' at CWU union conference after Royal Mail sell off

22 April 2014
The CWU union conference which begins on Sunday of this week will be the first since Royal Mail was privatised by the government.

Walkout wins sacked post worker his job back

18 February 2014
A post worker in Oxford has won his job back after workmates struck to demand his reinstatement.

CWU union’s damaging deal with Royal Mail is a blow that strikes could have stopped

11 February 2014
Post workers in the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) have accepted an agreement reached with Royal Mail bosses.

Union deal with Royal Mail will not benefit workers in the long term

04 February 2014
The membership ballot over whether to accept the agreement the CWU union has reached with Royal Mail was due to end on Wednesday of this week.

Strike ballot for Torquay post workers

28 January 2014
Some 100 post workers in Torquay are set to be balloted for strikes after a colleague was sacked just before Christmas.

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