Responding to Royal Mail's annual results, the CWU described them as a decent set of results for this year, whilst calling on the company to work harder at delivering growth.
CWU retired members packed into the branch office of Midland 7 Branch this week for the unveiling of a new commemorative plaque to postal workers who gave their lives for their country.
Dave Ward, CWU general secretary elect, said: "Our first reaction to this news is concern for the workers who have lost their jobs.
Post Office bosses stood accused last night (Tuesday) of trying to â€œwriggle outâ€ of a national agreement after frustrating CWU negotiators for a second time.
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.
Union negotiators are hoping for a "more collaborative and better prepared approach" from Post Office management at the next scheduled pay meeting after the company failed to put forward a formal pay offer at the first negotiating session t
The CWU is extremely concerned over the findings of forensic accountants Second Sight's finalised report into the Horizon computer system and the way in which the Post Office has dismissed its findings in a 92 page rebuttal document
The CWU is joining forces with Royal Mail in encouraging families to put their best foot forward next month by taking part in the companyâ€™s new 5km or 10km fun runs.
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.
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.
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
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.