Postal News

Bridgwater action a 'human response to unacceptable situation'

Reps at Bridgwater, Somerset secured an assurance from local Royal Mail management that serious negotiations will be held over the return to work of fellow postal member Andrew Mootoo

Dedicated workforce behind Royal Mail's solid performance

Deputy General Secretary (Postal) Terry Pullinger gave credit to CWU members in the face of major change and increased competition when he commented on Royal Mail’s latest financial results.

By-election candidate backs CWU's People's Post campaign

The need to defend postal services from commercial vested interests and the regulator has been highlighted by the Labour candidate in the first Westminster electoral showdown since the election of Jeremy Corbyn as party leader.

Fallen postal workers of WW1 and WW2 remembered

Two books of remembrance listing all 12,830 postal workers killed in the two world wars have been donated The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) for inclusion in its permanent Museum Collection.

Peace deal in Plymouth post row

A dispute over the use of agency workers by Royal Mail in Plymouth appeared to be reaching a solution last night following several days of discussions between local CWU representatives and managers.

Above-inflation pay hike for Crown workers

Thousands of hard-working Crown Post Office staff will receive an end-of-month pay boost after they voted to accept a pay deal negotiated between the CWU and the company.

Crown members voting on 1.9% rise

Post Office counter staff are being urged to 'Vote Yes' to an above-inflation pay offer, which has been negotiated between the CWU and the company.

Royal Mail final tranche sell-off "a disgrace" says CWU

Responding to the Government' nnouncement today (Monday) that its remaining shareholding in Royal Mail is to be sold, possibly within days, CWU general secretary Dave Ward branded the decision as "the clearest possible indicator of the Tories' t

Davie Robertson wins postal officer election

Davie Robertson is the newly elected assistant secretary in the CWU’s postal constituency, after winning 52 per cent of the votes in a closely-contested poll.

Corbyn backs People's Post at Burston strike event

CWU activists from the Eastern Region spent the weekend in Norfolk with activists and supporters from across the trade union movement to commemorate the Burston school strike - the longest running strike in history.

Members back Jersey Post pay offer

Hard-working postal staff on the island of Jersey will be receiving a “well-deserved†pay increase in after voting by an overwhelming majority to accept a deal negotiated between the CWU and the busin

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.

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