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.


CWU elections

Elections are underway for a number of positions across the CWU.

BT backs CWUHA's 20th anniversary project

CWU Humanitarian Aid's plans to mark its 20th anniversary year by creating a permanent rehabilitation facility for disabled children and young people in Moldova has been given a massive boost thanks to a generous don

Inflation-busting pay rise achieved at Steria

Members working for outsourced business services provider Steria UK have overwhelmingly accepted a fully consolidated 2.5% pay rise.

CWU Youth put mental health on the agenda at TUC congress

A CWU Youth motion on the subject of mental health has been overwhelmingly selected by young trade unionists attending the TUC Young Workers Conference over the weekend to be submitted to the TUC's main conference

Politicians back CWU call for Government to withdraw adverts trivialising dog attacks

Politicians from a range of parties are backing CWU's call for the Government to scrap what the union describes 'appalling' Cyber Streetwise campaign adverts

EDM calls for inquiry into blacklisting

Following revelations earlier this month that CWU members were among those spied on by the police involved in blacklisting, an EDM has been tabled in parliament on the issue calling for an inquiry.

Anxious times at Fujitsu as CWU warns of 'race to the bottom'

A period of major upheaval at Fujitsu is drawing to its conclusion with nearly 2,500 employees due to be transferred to various new employers at the end of the month.

Harmonisation at ISBAN

Members working for Santander subsidiary ISBAN have overwhelmingly endorsed a deal which will see a wide range of terms and conditions harmonised across the company.

'More positive' performance management at Openreach

CWU has negotiated a new performance measure for those members covered by Team Based Working (TBW) in Openreach which takes a more supportive and inclusive approach.

**New video** Celebrate International Women's Day

March the 8th is International Women's Day (IWD). This year, CWU female activists will be celebrating IWD at a series of events taking place in Manchester in addition to local events around the country under the theme 'making it happen'

Tougher dogs sentencing needed to tackle offences

The Communication Workers Union welcomes today's consultation on sentencing guidelines for dangerous dogs offences and says that stronger penalties and greater consistency are needed to tackle the offences.

More needed on minimum wage to tackle low pay, says CWU

Responding to the announced increase in the minimum wage the Communication Workers Union welcomes an increase but says far more needs to be done to tackle low pay and pushes for the Living Wage to be applied by employers.

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