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

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

Stop the pensions robbery—keep up pressure in the post Workers are defiant despite Royal Mail bosses’ legal challenges to strikes, reports Nick Clark

Workers defiant despite Royal Mail court injunction

Workers defiant despite Royal Mail court injunction 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

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

The fight for Royal Mail has begun 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

Union could deliver national mail strike 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.

Royal Mail workers should reject this damaging deal

10 December 2013
The CWU union has announced it has reached an agreement with Royal Mail after weeks of talks. 

Post workers set to strike in West-Super-Mare

03 December 2013
Post workers in Weston-Super-Mare in Somerset were set to strike on Thursday of this week. 

Unofficial walkout by Crewe postal workers

29 November 2013
Some 100 workers at Crewe Delivery Office walked out of work this morning, Friday, on unofficial strike. The workers struck for three hours over allegations of bullying and harassment from management. They have since returned to work.

Strike is set in post offices

19 November 2013
Workers in the Post Office were set to walk out for the 13th time on Wednesday of this week.

Post workers fear no-strike deal as talks continue

12 November 2013
The CWU union was locked in talks with Royal Mail bosses last weekend to reach an agreement over pay and working conditions. 

Post workers to strike on Monday 4 November

16 October 2013
Post workers' CWU union announces national ballot result and strike date

Crown Post dispute won't just fade away

01 October 2013
Postal workers walked out over the last week to save post offices and defend workers in Burnley, Stanmore and Oxford

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