Postal News

CWU lodge formal claim with Royal Mail over Working Time Directive

The CWU announced this week (Tuesday) that it has lodged a formal claim for future entitlements and back pay with Royal Mail following three landmark Employment Tribunal cases regarding the EU's 1998 Working Time Directive.

CWU to give evidence to BIS select committee

The Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) select committee's investigation into competition in the UK postal sector, announced yesterday (Wednesday), is welcome by CWU

Romec members vote for pay deal

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) announced yesterday (Wednesday) that Romec workers voted 96 per cent in favour of accepting a 2.5 per cent pay increase.

London Mayor pledges to put pressure on TNT Post over low pay

London Assembly Member Murad Qureshi today (Wednesday) challenged Mayor of London Boris Johnson on why he gave TNT Post's expansion in the capital publicity, despite the company's record on poverty pay.

Lord Myners review "misses the point"

The CWU today (Wednesday) said the Government has failed to learn lessons from the botched sale of Royal Mail and is making the same mistake with the review of the privatisation led by Lord Myners.

Post Office pay deadlock 'could spark dispute' warns CWU

serious industrial dispute" affecting essential supplies of equipment and cash to post offices right across the UK could be on the way unless management "get real" over pay, CWU assistant secretary Andy Furey has warned.

Romec workers to vote on 2.5% rise

Some 2,000 Romec workers are set to begin voting on a 2.5 per cent pay rise when they receive their ballot papers this weekend.

Stroke Association tops Royal Mail workers' Charity of the Year poll

The CWU has welcomed Royal Mail's new partnership with Stroke Association after workers voted for the charity as the company's new Charity of the Year.

CWU backs launch of Royal Mail's Sunday service

Royal Mail is set to introduce a new Sunday service this week (7th September) to make it easier for shoppers to receive their parcels.

Admin & Supply Chain pay deadlock

Pay negotiations for Post Office Admin and Supply Chain members, which have continued throughout the summer period, have been described as "disappointing" by CWU assistant secretary Andy Furey.

Royal Mail Pension Plan Benefit Illustration error

Members of the Royal Mail Pension Plan (RMPP) may have received a mailing about their pensions (Benefit Illustration) over the past few days. However, an error within the mailing has been identified.

Romec cleaners vote in favour of productivity and bonus scheme

The consultative ballot on this year's productivity and bonus scheme for cleaners working in Romec closed yesterday (Monday) with 86 per cent of those members who voted voting in favour of the scheme.

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