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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

Postal workers gear up for battle against Royal Mail privatisation

14 September 2013
Thousands of CWU union reps meet to discuss national strike action

Furious postal workers strike in Coventry

27 August 2013
Post workers struck for one day at Coventry North delivery office on Tuesday of this week. 

Post Office workers strike against cuts

27 August 2013
Some 4,000 Crown Post Office (CPO) workers struck for two days over the bank holiday weekend last week against office closures, job cuts and pay freezes.

Portsmouth processing centre to take part in consultative ballot as 380 jobs are threatened

20 August 2013
Workers at Portsmouth processing centre are voting in a consultative ballot over plans to close it with the loss of 380 jobs.

Somerset post action spreads with coordinated strikes at Bridgwater and Weston-super-Mare

20 August 2013
Some 240 post workers struck at delivery offices in Bridgwater and Weston-Super-Mare in Somerset on Saturday of last week.

Bridgwater Postal workers escalate to three day strike

19 July 2013
Some 110 post workers walked out yesterday, Thursday, for three days in Bridgwater, Somerset.

Bridgwater post workers set to walk out for three days as dispute escalates

16 July 2013
The ongoing CWU dispute in Bridgwater, Somerset, was set to escalate as more than 100 workers were set to strike on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Unofficial postal strike victory in Peterborough shows the way to fight

16 July 2013
Postal workers in Peterborough have scored a crucial victory after an unofficial four-day strike forced bosses to lift the suspension of a delivery rep.

Postal workers in Peterborough walk out unofficially

05 July 2013
Some 170 postal workers in Peterborough have walked out unofficially after a union rep was suspended.

Postal workers oppose privatisation of Royal Mail

11 June 2013
Postal workers are holding workplace meetings to support their CWU union’s opposition to the privatisation of Royal Mail and below-inflation pay rises. 

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