21 July 2017
A stark warning has been issued to BT that the CWU is resolute in its determination to defend members’ pensions in the wake of the company’s unwelcome but widely anticipated decision to trigger a review of the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS).
20 July 2017
An international campaign to tackle work-related cancer has awarded the CWU’s National Health and Safety Department led by Dave Joyce a special recognition award for its dedicated campaigning work on work-related skin cancer from sun exposure and solar radiation.
11 July 2017
The CWU was one of the first unions to deliver an unequivocally damning verdict on the Taylor Review into exploitative practices in the UK labour market that was published this morning.
10 July 2017
Neil Crothall, lead ULR from Great Western Branch has been awarded the prestigious Unionlearn ULR Award for 2017.
07 July 2017
Postwoman Sharron Singer received 19 separate injuries when she was pounced on by two large powerful Doberman dogs at an address in Wrangle, near Boston on Monday 3rd July. *Please be aware there are graphic images contained within this news story*
03 July 2017
Royal Mail has revealed that over the last five years there have been around 14,500 dog attacks on postmen and woman across the UK, with around 2,500 in the last year alone.
30 June 2017
National Officer Davie Robertson provides an update for members in Parcelforce on the Four Pillars of Security campaign and how it will affect them.
26 June 2017
Higher-paid members in Swiss Post, who did not benefit from last November’s 2.4 per cent uplift in the Real Living Wage, have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a 2.2 per cent pay increase.
26 June 2017
The sword of Damocles that has been hanging over the CWU’s entire Fujitsu membership since November last year has been dramatically lifted following a company about-turn on plans to outsource its repair operations in Belfast and Birmingham.
19 June 2017
As part of our Four Pillars of Security campaign, the union is holding a series of Unit Representative Briefings across the UK to provide an update on the latest talks with the business and set out our key messages to secure the right agreement for all our members in the Royal Mail Group, including Parcelforce.
16 June 2017
Members at BTFS have voted by nearly four to one to accept a CWU-negotiated pay deal that paves the way for further negotiations on a raft of issues the union has long been seeking to address.
30 May 2017
BT has advised the CWU that it intends to review the current BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) arrangements. At the same time it has also given the CWU 12 months notice to terminate the 2008 Pension Agreement.
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