Postal News

Cable’s meeting on post office banking exposes failures

Ahead of Vince Cable's meeting with heads of banks today (Tuesday) to discuss banking services at the Post Office, the Communication Workers Union says the coalition government is failing the post office network.

Post Office workers back pay deal

CWU members in Post Office admin and supply chain grades have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a three-year deal raising pay and protecting jobs.

Ballot open on Post Office deal

Members in Post Office admin and supply chain are being urged to vote in the ballot on the pay and conditions deal struck at the beginning of the year.

Post Office workers strike nationwide

Post Office Admin and Supply Chain depots and units were hit by nationwide walkouts today, as hundreds of angry staff took action against the threat of compulsory redundancies and for a fair pay rise.

Exeter Post Office war memorial restored

The centenary of the outbreak of World War One gave this year's November Remembrance commemorations an added significance, and several CWU branches organised specific events to show respect

CWU serves notice for Post Office strike

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) yesterday (Friday) served formal notice for industrial action to Post Office Ltd for 12 December, on behalf of workers responsible for the collection, handling and distribution of cash across the post office netw

CWU calls for judicial review of Ofcom

The CWU today (Tuesday) called for a judicial review of Ofcom for failing to fulfil its primary statutory duty to protect the universal service obligation.

Government's commitment to keep stake in Royal Mail welcome

"We are pleased that the Secretary of State recognises the importance of the Government retaining its stake in Royal Mail and ‎should see that as a long-term responsibility."

'Action must be taken now to save USO' says CWU

The universal service obligation is under threat and needs to reviewed urgently by Ofcom the Communication Workers Union (CWU) told the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) select committee today (Wednesday).

Quadrant members to vote on 2.3% pay rise

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.

Equality and youth issues elevated to the postal executive

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.

Post office closures on IOM branded 'stunningly short-sighted'byCWU

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.

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