Postal News

New postal D2D contract 'good news'

A new contract to deliver unaddressed mail to some 2.7 million UK homes is “good news for everyone,†reports CWU national officer Bob Gibson.

CWU election fever at Post Office

Around 4,000 CWU Post Office members will be asked to elect National Post Office Territorial representatives, and in some locations will also be electing Crown and Supply Chain Area reps, in polls that open at the end of next week.

Justice for Postmasters

National CWU officers have repeated demands for direct government action and a full judicial inquiry into the Post Office's "outrageous" treatment of hard-working Postmasters, following last night's hard-hitting BBC Panorama report.

Trouble at the Post Office

On Monday evening, the BBC's Panorama programme will be broadcasting reporter John Sweeney's investigation into the Post Office's prosecutions of dozens of postmasters who were blamed for errors created by unfit-for-purpose 'Horizon' computer account

Above-inflation pay deal at Jersey Post

Postal workers on the largest of the Channel Islands are set to vote on a deal that will lift pay by more than twice the rate of inflation.

Ofcom needs to stop undermining the postal industry

Responding to the Statement of Objections by Ofcom to Royal Mail, General Secretary of the CWU, Dave Ward, said: "It is depressing that Ofcom seems to have learnt very little from the demise of Whistl."

New DGS Postal elected

Terry Pullinger has been elected deputy general secretary (postal) of the Communication Workers Union in the results of elections on the postal side of the union announced today, which also included the election of four members to the CWU postal exec

Deutsche Post strikers win three-year deal

Pay increases up until 2017, substantiation for fixed-term workers, guarantees on job security and a halt to outsourcing are the key features of a new national agreement that has ended a three-month industrial dispute in Germany's postal sector

Standing up for the 'People's Post'

Hundreds of CWU members demonstrated in central London yesterday in a lively, noisy and colourful launch of the union's People's Post campaign.

High profile speakers back CWU campaign launch event

Daily Mirror associate editor Kevin Maguire, author and activist Owen Jones, and London Mayoral hopeful Sadiq Khan will be among a high-profile line-up of speakers addressing next week's rally in central London on the future of the postal industry.

**New Video** Be 'sun smart and skin safe' urges CWU

CWU national health and safety officer, Dave Joyce, joined Royal Mail officials this morning (Thursday) for the launch of the 'No Time to Lose' campaign at Royal Mail headquarters in London.

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