CWU Conference 2017
Deputy general secretary Terry Pullinger opened postal conference in Bournemouth this morning and welcomed new delegates, thanking them for the vital contributions they made over the past 12 months.
Over one hundred and twenty Communication Workers Union health and safety reps and branch officials packed the health safety and environment fringe meeting at the CWUs annual conference in Bournemouth on Monday 24h April 2017. This year the delegates were delighted to hear from the excellent guest speaker Professor Steve Tombs.
Any attempt by Royal Mail to impose its proposed cuts to pensions, allowances, and other terms and conditions will "activate an immediate ballot for strike action," according to a resolution unanimously approved by conference this afternoon.
Challenges abound on multiple fronts - meaning it’s incumbent on the CWU to seize the initiative and take the lead in shaping the future. That was the key message from CWU deputy general secretary Andy Kerras he opened the CWU's Telecoms & Financial Services Conference in Bournemouth today.