Pay negotiations for Post Office Admin and Supply Chain members, which have continued throughout the summer period, have been described as "disappointing" by CWU assistant secretary Andy Furey.
Members of the Royal Mail Pension Plan (RMPP) may have received a mailing about their pensions (Benefit Illustration) over the past few days. However, an error within the mailing has been identified.
The consultative ballot on this year's productivity and bonus scheme for cleaners working in Romec closed yesterday (Monday) with 86 per cent of those members who voted voting in favour of the scheme.
Two of the UK?s leading facilities companies Norland and Servest will be taking over Romec?s service-providing operations for the Post Office from the beginning of October, following their respective successes in POL?s contract tendering process.
The CWU renewed its call for regulatory intervention from communications watchdog Ofcom as its annual report published today (Thursday) showed a steep decline in the number of items sent by post.
The latest round of pay negotiations with outsourcing giant Capita on the TV Licensing contract have been described as "constructive" by CWU national Officer, Andy Furey, who is leading the talks on behalf of the union.
Postal workers at Mount Pleasant Mail Centre today commemorated the men and women of ECDO Sorting Force, Western Central District and Western Postal District who lost their lives during the First and Second World Wars.
CWU negotiators will be urging senior Romec bosses to make an increased pay offer, after the union's postal executive turned down the company's 'insufficient' 1.8 per cent proposal.
Extended Sunday postal services came a step closer yesterday, when CWU leaders backed an agreement with Royal Mail to trial deliveries In London and parts of the Home Counties.
Members at one of the CWU's smallest bargaining units will see their pay packets boosted by 2.5 per cent plus a £75 lump sum after they voted to accept a deal negotiated by the union.
The profile of our campaign to defend the universal postal service was raised this week with three consecutive political events drawing the support of a host of cross-party MPs and London Assembly members
Under Secretary of State for Employment relations, consumer and postal affairs, Jo Swinson MP, yesterday showed a "level of complacency" towards the threat of the universal postal service obligation.