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.


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.

New government urged to tackle housing crisis

The CWU has today (Tuesday) backed the call by Generation Rent for the new government to agree a strategy to jump-start the house building industry and create a fair deal for people renting.

CWU responds to Whistl suspending delivery services

Dave Ward, CWU general secretary elect, said: "Our first reaction to this news is concern for the workers who have lost their jobs.

CWU welcomes BT's strong financial results

BT Group has today (Thursday) announced its end of year results showing a 14% rise in profits and equal rise in the share dividend. CWU has welcomed the results, saying they show "success, stability and job security"

CWU tells Post Office: 'Don't break your word'

Post Office bosses stood accused last night (Tuesday) of trying to “wriggle out†of a national agreement after frustrating CWU negotiators for a second time.

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