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Concerns over the long-term job security of 3,500 former O2 employees - 'sold' to Capita last year in the biggest TUPE transfer in UK corporate history - have been significantly abated by new assurances received by the union from the company.
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.
Concerns have been raised about CWU members working outdoors as temperatures during the summer months reach record highs.
Workers at telecoms giant BT today (Friday) voted 72 per cent in favour of a 33-month pay agreement with the CWU.
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.
Members working for Capita on the Service Birmingham contract have accepted a fully consolidated pay offer that equates to 2.8% for lower paid staff and a minimum of 2% for other CWU-represented grades.
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.