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Unofficial strike against work plan and ‘bullying’

Unofficial strike against work plan and ‘bullying’ Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Plymouth staged an unofficial strike for a full day last Saturday. They didn’t return until they reached a deal on Monday.

Are Royal Mail workers voting for a pension scheme that won’t exist?

Are Royal Mail workers voting for a pension scheme that won’t exist? The government could block attempts to introduce a new Royal Mail pension scheme that postal workers’ union leaders are promoting to their members

Blizzard of attacks from Royal Mail in Scotland

Blizzard of attacks from Royal Mail in Scotland Postal workers in Fife, Scotland, are considering a strike after bosses threatened to dock their pay

No guarantee on Royal Mail pensions says Tory minister

No guarantee on Royal Mail pensions says Tory minister Tory minister Guy Opperman said last week that CWU union leaders and Royal Mail bosses have a “long way to go” before they can implement a pensions agreement

Vote to reject Royal Mail deal, strikes can win more­

Vote to reject Royal Mail deal, strikes can win more­ Reps from the postal workers’ CWU union began meeting for regional briefings last week to discuss a deal to end a national dispute

Royal Mail workers deserve more than the new deal

Royal Mail workers deserve more than the new deal CWU postal workers’ union leaders and Royal Mail bosses have drawn up a deal to end a long-running dispute that almost led to national strikes.

New developments in the Royal Mail dispute

09 January 2018
Postal workers’ union leaders have suggested they could soon reach an agreement with bosses

Royal Mail workers could stage national walkout if talks over pension attack fail

14 November 2017
Talks between Royal Mail bosses and CWU union leaders were set to continue this week in a major dispute that looks likely to lead to a national strike.

Stop the pensions robbery—keep up pressure in the post

23 October 2017
Workers are defiant despite Royal Mail bosses’ legal challenges to strikes, reports Nick Clark

Workers defiant despite Royal Mail court injunction

12 October 2017
Royal Mail bosses won a court battle on Thursday to delay a postal workers’ strike. But the workers are determined to keep fighting—and say bosses’ action has only strengthened their resolve.

CWU members protest as Royal Mail bosses try to get strike called off

12 October 2017
Up to 100 post workers and supporters gathered outside the high court in central London on Thursday as Royal Mail bosses fought to stop a strike.

The fight for Royal Mail has begun

12 September 2017
Thousands of Royal Mail workers rallied outside their workplaces on Monday of this week at mass gate meetings across Britain.

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.

Post Office workers announce a Merry Strikemas for the Tories

13 December 2016
Post Office workers were set to strike for five days from Monday of next week.

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.

Time is ticking for Post Office chiefs as workers set to deliver package of strikes

25 October 2016
Around 3,500 Post Office workers in the CWU union are set to strike on Monday of next week.

4,000 Post Office workers strike against branch closures

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.

Swindon postal workers walk out after management suspend rep

24 August 2016
Postal workers in Wiltshire staged an unofficial walkout this morning, Wednesday, after bosses suspended a union rep.

Strike vote at Post Offices sends warning to bosses

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.

No-strike deal at Royal Mail would be a disaster

17 December 2013
Communication Workers Union (CWU) reps were set to meet at a national briefing as Socialist Worker went to press to discuss a proposed agreement reached with Royal Mail.

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