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CWU calls for cap on competition to Royal Mail

Regulator Ofcom should introduce an immediate cap on competition to Royal Mail said the Communication Workers Union (CWU) today (Friday).

A stroke of inspiration

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

Royal Mail Christmas and New Year arrangements

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.

Capita TVL members to vote on pay deal

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.

Royal Mail Workwear

Do you wear a Royal Mail uniform in your job? Do you have any problems you want to flag up, suggestions to how this could be improved or other comments on your workwear?

Government 'delusional' over Royal Mail sale

The Government's response to the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) select committee report on the Royal Mail privatisation published today (Thursday) has been branded "delusional" by Communication Workers Union (CWU) leader Billy Hayes.

**New video** Last-ditch talks to avoid Post Office Christmas strike

"Next week, POL management will have a last chance to avoid a pre-Christmas strike and I strongly urge them to seize it," CWU national officer Andy Furey said this morning.

Post Office Ltd announce early end to consultation on Whitstable post office as Budgens pulls out

Post Office Ltd cancelled proposals today (Friday) to transfer Whitstable post office to Budgens and put an early end to the public consultation on the move.

Crown office members secure £500 bonus

Some 3,000 Crown Post Office counter staff will receive a welcome boost to their October pay packets, as the first instalment of a ?1,000 lump sum arising from the pay agreement that was won earlier this year.

Sale of Royal Mail "a national scandal" says CWU

One year on from the privatisation of Royal Mail, the leader of the Communication Workers Union has today (Friday) called the sale a "national scandal".

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

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