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.
Dozens of MPs yesterday joined CWU members from all regions of the UK at a packed Westminster meeting which launched a new campaign to defend our nation's universal postal service.
The London Assembly passed a motion today (Wednesday) calling for Boris Johnson, Mayor of London to support the CWU campaign to protect the universal postal service and lobby the government to bring Royal Mail back into public ownership.
Two books written by long-serving CWU activists Norman Candy and Phil Chadwick tell the story of our industry and its employees from the early 19th century right up to the present day.
Plans for a new productivity and bonus scheme will be put out to a vote of the cleaning membership after a negotiators? agreement was reached between CWU and Romec, and subsequently endorsed by the Postal Executive.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) backed the Business, Innovation and Skills select committee report released today which stated "the taxpayer has missed out on significant value" because of the botched sale of Royal Mail.
Post Office Ltd today published its 2013-14 Annual Report and Financial Statements.
CWU national officer Andy Furey has warned Post Office chiefs that they face a "breakdown in negotiations" unless they increase their pay offer to Admin and Supply Chain members.