CWU members working for Royal Mail catering providers Quadrant will begin voting soon on a 2.3 per cent pay increase, which has been achieved following negotiations between the union and the company.
The union's Postal Executive met with the postal members of the equalities advisory committees last week to hear the issues female, BAME, LGBT, disabled and young members are facing.
The CWU yesterday (Friday) announced its opposition to the closure by IOM Post Office of Douglas and Ramsey crown post offices and called for a public consultation on the decision.
Post Office Ltd's plans to franchise a further 17 crown post offices shows "poor judgement" and should be immediately abandoned said the CWU today (Friday).
Postal digital assistant (PDA) devices could soon be used to assist police and emergency services in the search for missing persons thanks to an idea from east London postman Vince Micallef.
Hundreds of CWU reps, from unit, area, branch, divisional, regional and national level gathered in Nottingham last week for a two-day national briefing on the whole range of current issues within Royal Mail and how the union plans to address them.
Some 2,000 Post Office workers will be receiving their strike ballot papers next Saturday (8th November) following the breakdown of last-ditch pay talks between the CWU and company chiefs.
Over 500 delegates voted unanimously to pass a motion on unfair competition in the postal sector this weekend at the North West Labour Conference, tabled by the CWU.
Regulator Ofcom should introduce an immediate cap on competition to Royal Mail said the Communication Workers Union (CWU) today (Friday).
Today is World Stroke Day and to mark the event, Royal Mail workers are taking part in various activities aimed at raising awareness of this condition and of course raising much-needed funds for the charity
This year's Christmas and New Year arrangements for Royal Mail Group workers were aimed at maximising opportunities for members to enjoy a four-day break, while also giving members more voluntary overtime options.
Some 600 Capita TVL staff will begin voting next week on whether to accept a two-year pay deal, which would raise wages by around 5 per cent by the New Year.