News Archive

Here you will find all news stories relating to the union. Scroll through the most recent articles listed below and browse through those archived on the right.


Another successful Contact Centre Action Week

This week marks second Call Centre Action week this year which will see thousands of CWU members working in call centres across the country trying to sign up their fellow work colleagues to our union.

'Intransigent' Post Office bring dispute closer

Post Office bosses were warned yesterday that they risk provoking yet another industrial dispute unless they honour existing pay agreements and “make a fair offer†for this year.

Trade unions undermined in Queen's Speech

CWU general secretary-elect, Dave Ward responds to the Queen's Speech today in which the government announced its plans to pass legislation undermining trade unions

CWU rep becomes city Mayor

Wolverhampton CWU member Ian Brookfield was warmly congratulated by his colleagues when he took office as mayor of the city last week.

A betrayal of workers in Belfast

Serious questions must be asked over the betrayal of Belfast call centre workers by insurance company Ageas, the CWU is arguing.

CWU calls for Royal Mail to prioritise growth after decent results

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.

Veterans must be supported

The increasing prevalence of ex-military personnel taking up careers in BT means more information about, and greater understanding of, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is now essential within both the company and the union, it has been agreed.

Assurances secured from Manpower on workplace adjustments

Assurances have been received from Manpower that employees on assignments at BT who have long-standing heath conditions

‘Persecution unacceptable’ says CWU on IDAHOT day

CWU has a proud record of both promoting and defending LGBT rights in the workplace and wider society.

CWU calls for Jim Murphy to resign

The Communication Workers Union is today (Friday) calling for Scottish Labour Leader Jim Murphy to resign as leader of the party in Scotland.

Stoke CWU remember the fallen

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.

CWU Digital Photography Competition 2015

Calling all budding photographers! CWU is again running a digital photography competition with a top prize of £200 for the overall winner.

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