Postal News

Ofcom needs to stop undermining the postal industry

Responding to the Statement of Objections by Ofcom to Royal Mail, General Secretary of the CWU, Dave Ward, said: "It is depressing that Ofcom seems to have learnt very little from the demise of Whistl."

New DGS Postal elected

Terry Pullinger has been elected deputy general secretary (postal) of the Communication Workers Union in the results of elections on the postal side of the union announced today, which also included the election of four members to the CWU postal exec

Deutsche Post strikers win three-year deal

Pay increases up until 2017, substantiation for fixed-term workers, guarantees on job security and a halt to outsourcing are the key features of a new national agreement that has ended a three-month industrial dispute in Germany's postal sector

Standing up for the 'People's Post'

Hundreds of CWU members demonstrated in central London yesterday in a lively, noisy and colourful launch of the union's People's Post campaign.

High profile speakers back CWU campaign launch event

Daily Mirror associate editor Kevin Maguire, author and activist Owen Jones, and London Mayoral hopeful Sadiq Khan will be among a high-profile line-up of speakers addressing next week's rally in central London on the future of the postal industry.

**New Video** Be 'sun smart and skin safe' urges CWU

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.

Dog attacks still too high despite downward trend

The CWU believes that the level of dog attacks on postal workers are still too high, despite a more pro-active approach being taken by the authorities after a change in the law.

**Video** Royal Mail's Pension Salary Exchange (PSE): What it means for you

Royal Mail has written to staff with details of a new way of making pension contributions. The CWU believe that the introduction of PSE makes sense for members. Here Ray Ellis provides answers to some of the major questions surrounding Royal Mails PS

CWU warning over independent voice for postmasters

Ahead of the special conference of the NFSP in Birmingham today, the CWU has written to subpostmasters warning them of the dangers of the plans of the Federations' leadership to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Post Office Ltd.

Solidarity with striking German postal workers

Around 19,000 postal workers at Deutsche Post staged a one-day strike yesterday (Tuesday) as part of an on-going dispute with the company over pay and terms of conditions.

Ofcom has overstepped its remit

Responding to the announcement this morning that Ofcom are to launch a review of postal market regulation, CWU general secretary, Dave Ward said

Government criticised for 'rushing' Royal Mail share sale

General secretary Dave Ward has criticised the Government for “disregarding†the UK public in its haste to sell off its remaining stake in Royal Mail.

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