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.


Members back Jersey Post pay offer

Hard-working postal staff on the island of Jersey will be receiving a “well-deserved†pay increase in after voting by an overwhelming majority to accept a deal negotiated between the CWU and the busin

New postal D2D contract 'good news'

A new contract to deliver unaddressed mail to some 2.7 million UK homes is “good news for everyone,†reports CWU national officer Bob Gibson.

CWU election fever at Post Office

Around 4,000 CWU Post Office members will be asked to elect National Post Office Territorial representatives, and in some locations will also be electing Crown and Supply Chain Area reps, in polls that open at the end of next week.

CWU and BT creating opportunities for NI youngsters

Through a pioneering partnership between CWU, North West Regional College and BT, six young unemployed young people from Northern Ireland successfully completed a 10-week work placement programme with the company last week.

Union recognition win for CWU

An "excellent" recognition agreement has been achieved on behalf of employees of Gather and Gather - a subsidiary of Mitie - who provide staff catering services at Capita's customer service sites.

Justice for Postmasters

National CWU officers have repeated demands for direct government action and a full judicial inquiry into the Post Office's "outrageous" treatment of hard-working Postmasters, following last night's hard-hitting BBC Panorama report.

Trouble at the Post Office

On Monday evening, the BBC's Panorama programme will be broadcasting reporter John Sweeney's investigation into the Post Office's prosecutions of dozens of postmasters who were blamed for errors created by unfit-for-purpose 'Horizon' computer account

CWU urges Capita not to lose O2 work

Concerns are growing among Capita workers over the future of O2 work at two contact-centre sites, following the launch of a redundancy exercise by senior management.

CWU secures jobs for BT call-centre workers

BT job offers to Manpower staff working on the BT contract have now reached 700 since last November.

**WATCH** Jeremy Corbyn answer CWU members' questions

BT Openreach site rationalisation talks ongoing

CWU negotiators are continuing to “make every effort†to resolve uncertainties around BT Openreach bosses’ plans to restructure desk-based activities in the UK.

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