Postal News

CWU shares BIS concern over service and postal sector pay

The BIS Select Committee has raised concerns over the future of the Universal Service and suggested that the regulator Ofcom's remit should be extended to cover labour conditions and standards.

Join your local fundraising team for Stroke charity

CWU Royal Mail members are being urged to join regional and operational fundraising challenge teams in support of employees' chosen Charity of the Year, the Stroke Association.

Extra cash to help train new recruits

Experienced postwomen and postmen can earn extra money by volunteering to help train new and existing Royal Mail employees under an improved and expanded workplace coach scheme agreed bet

Success for Groby village post office campaign

CWU retired member Ernie Twells was quick out of the blocks when he saw a notice in his local post office of Groby village, near Leicester, saying the company intended to close and move it into a local Budgens supermarket.

Royal Mail fined for chemical spill

Royal Mail was fined £44,000 last month for an incident in which a leaking chemical injured a fleet maintenance worker.

**New video** 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.

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.

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.

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