13 October 2015
Redcar ovens shutdown; Royal Mail selloff; black people tasered more; and Rotherham cop pleads guilty
06 October 2015
Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey offered last week to abandon opposition to a key section of David Cameron’s new Trade Union Bill.
13 August 2015
Trade unionists from a number of London universities visited picket lines at the National Gallery today, Thursday—the third day of an all-out strike.
21 July 2015
Second union votes for CalMac walkouts | Solidarity actions for Elbit arrestees | Terry Pullinger is elected in CWU | Aspire Housing workers strike to defend conditions | Manchester council targets homelessness camp | Barnsley ballot at Ardagh Glass
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.
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
09 June 2015
The government plans to sell its remaining shares in Royal Mail.
12 May 2015
Private delivery company Whistl has issued redundancy notices to 2,000 workers after suspending its delivery service.
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.
21 April 2015
Dave Ward has won the election to become general secretary of the Communication Workers Union (CWU)
24 March 2015
Ballot papers for the CWU union general secretary election were mailed out to members this week.
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
16 December 2014
Post Office cash handlers struck for 24 hours on Friday of last week.
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
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.
28 October 2014
Post workers in two offices walked out last week over allegations of unfair sacking of their colleagues.
17 June 2014
Crown Post Office workers voted to accept a pay deal which sees wages increase by 7.5 percent.
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.
29 April 2014
Some 800 workers attended the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) annual conference in Bournemouth this week.
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.