News Archive

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Voluntary arrangements made over Openreach winter attendances

CWU has negotiated voluntary changes with Openreach over winter attendances this year.

Glasgow honours mail centre learning reps

Five Glasgow learning reps were presented with People Make Glasgow - Inspiring City Awards last week in recognition of their work at the city's mail centre.

Empowering women through co-operation

CWU HQ played host to the pilot of the European Network Gender Project this week, welcoming an all-female delegation from UNI Global Union, UNI Europa as well as the Italian General Confederation of Labour (CGIL) and the Spanish Labour Union (CCOO).

London Mayor pledges to put pressure on TNT Post over low pay

London Assembly Member Murad Qureshi today (Wednesday) challenged Mayor of London Boris Johnson on why he gave TNT Post's expansion in the capital publicity, despite the company's record on poverty pay.

Lord Myners review "misses the point"

The CWU today (Wednesday) said the Government has failed to learn lessons from the botched sale of Royal Mail and is making the same mistake with the review of the privatisation led by Lord Myners.

Phones 4 U goes into administration

Retail outlet Phones 4 U collapsed into administration on Sunday evening putting at risk 5,596 jobs across 720 stores across the UK. The last of its mobile operator partners EE informed the company it no longer wished to sell its products through ret

Post Office pay deadlock 'could spark dispute' warns CWU

"A serious industrial dispute" affecting essential supplies of equipment and cash to post offices right across the UK could be on the way unless management "get real" over pay, CWU assistant secretary Andy Furey has warned.

Post Office pay deadlock 'could spark dispute' warns CWU

serious industrial dispute" affecting essential supplies of equipment and cash to post offices right across the UK could be on the way unless management "get real" over pay, CWU assistant secretary Andy Furey has warned.

Made in Dagenham - the musical

You have probably seen the film and now you can watch the musical, coming to a west end London theatre.

TUC 2014

This year's Trade Union Congress (TUC) took place at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool from Sunday 7th September - Wednesday 10th September 2014.

TUC 2014 Day 4: "Fairness, dignity and respect"

Delegates gathered yesterday (Wednesday) at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool for the fourth and final day of the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

BT engineer shows steely determination as CWUHA goes into overdrive

Signs pointing the wrong way and a bad case of stomach cramps were not enough to stop BT engineer Stewart Pickup complete the Ironman challenge in Shropshire this summer to raise funds for a CWU Humanitarian Aid-supported school in Tanzania.

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