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Post bosses retreat, but don’t trust them

Post bosses retreat, but don’t trust them A major deal is in the offing. Workers shouldn’t accept any deal that asks them to make sacrifices for bosses’ profits.

Post workers begin ballot in vital battle

Post workers begin ballot in vital battle Royal Mail postal workers began their second national strike ballot in recent months on Tuesday in a momentous battle over jobs, conditions—and the future of the industry.

Postal workers tell bosses ‘we will not be moved’

Postal workers tell bosses ‘we will not be moved’ Thousands of postal workers gathered outside their workplaces on Friday to tell Royal Mail bosses they won’t back down.

Post workers ready to fight

Post workers ready to fight Postal workers are working to build support for a possible national strike in Royal Mail following an astonishing strike vote last week.

Postal workers’ strike coming at Royal Mail after huge vote for action

Postal workers’ strike coming at Royal Mail after huge vote for action Workers in Royal Mail are gearing up for a major battle after posting a stunning vote in favour of national strikes.

Strikes fuel Royal Mail bosses’ crisis

Strikes fuel Royal Mail bosses’ crisis The latest unofficial strike by postal workers last week came amid a tumultuous few days for Royal Mail, including the forced resignation of a top boss.

Attacks on working conditions at Royal Mail

09 October 2018
Royal Mail postal workers lost out on hundreds of pounds due to privatisation last week—and now top bosses want to give them another kicking.

Unofficial strike against work plan and ‘bullying’

07 August 2018
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?

20 March 2018
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

13 March 2018
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

13 March 2018
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

27 February 2018
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

06 February 2018
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.

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