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BT pay deal out to ballot

24 March 2017

Members across BT are being urged to accept the company’s ‘full and final’ pay offer of 2.6% - a settlement which is backdated to January, fully consolidated and above the relevant (December) Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation rate of 2.5%.

Tesco Mobile pay deal out to ballot

23 March 2017

Compelling feedback from Capita/Tesco Mobile members over the importance of their 2017 pay rise keeping pace with rising prices has been credited with helping to secure a revised offer which goes out to ballot today (Thursday March 23).

Post Office workers – your views still count

20 March 2017

CWU assistant secretary Andy Furey has launched a union-organised opinion poll of Post Office workers’ views, in response to company chiefs’ controversial decision to cancel the regular Your Views Count and Pulse surveys.

'Deluded' Post Office boss

20 March 2017

Post Office boss Paula Vennells stood accused of “breath-taking delusion” yesterday, after she claimed that her leadership had been a success.

Relationship with Digital Realty gets off to a positive start

13 March 2017

Pay talks are progressing well on behalf of former Telecity Group members who now work for Digital Realty, following the company’s recent signing of a new improved union recognition agreement

CWU pleased uncertainty on Openreach has ended as BT and Ofcom reach agreement on future governance

10 March 2017

BT and Ofcom have reached an agreement, on the future governance of Openreach, which will see Openreach, become a distinct, legally separate business within the BT Group. The settlement is based upon proposals issued by BT, which the regulator has said meets its competition concerns.

Pay impasse at Gather & Gather

09 March 2017

A formal protest has been lodged with Gather & Gather at the outright refusal of the catering company to award any salary increases whatsoever to anyone who gets paid more than the national minimum wage.

An important message from Deputy General Secretary (T&FS)

09 March 2017

An important message from Deputy General Secretary (T&FS), Andy Kerr covering a wide range of issues including pay, pensions and recruitment. Looking forward, Andy sets out the key challenges that face the union in the future.

Cost of living pay claim lodged at BTFS

09 March 2017

Pay talks are about to commence with BT Facilities Services (BTFS), with the union strongly arguing the case for a rise that insulates them from the rising cost of living.

MP and residents unite for ‘Save our Crown’ fight

09 March 2017

North London residents vowed to campaign against the threat to privatise their Crown Post Office at a packed public meeting in Harringay on Tuesday.

Overwhelming ‘yes’ to Airwave pay deal

08 March 2017

Members in Airwave have overwhelmingly accepted a 2 per cent pay increase that combines with a series of benefits secured in a recent harmonisation deal to provide a significant boost to salaries from April 1.

March 8th. International Women’s Day. #BeBoldForChange.

07 March 2017

On Wednesday March 8th women worldwide will participate in events to mark International Women's Day. This global movement celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women throughout history. The theme for 2017 is #BeBoldForChange which focuses on inspiring change and achieving a more inclusive gender equal world.

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