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.

Building 'something special'

"We can go away from here and build something special - let's do it for the millions, not the millionaires," urged Dave Ward as he brought the tumultuous Manchester People's Post rally to a close last night.

Proportionality agenda going forward

National equalities officer Linda Roy has applauded the advance of the proportionality agenda, with the chairs of the advisory committees now attending the NEC and an extension of mentoring.

Trade unions deliver defiant message to Tory Party conference

More than 100,000 took to the streets of Manchester today to deliver the strongest possible message to the Government that its austerity agenda and its dangerously anti-democratic attempts to shackle the trade union movement will be defied.

Thousands to attend People’s Post campaign at the home of the Tory Conference

Thousands of people will be joining a public meeting organised by The Communication Workers Union (CWU) when it takes its People’s Post campaign to the host city of the Conservative Party Conference.

Contactober 2015

It's October, so it's Contact Centre Action Month again and teams of CWU volunteers are stepping up their efforts to establish, build and strengthen union organisation at sites around the country

Labour leadership declares solidarity with CWU

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy, Tom Watson, have delivered a resounding pledge of solidarity to the union and its campaigns during Labour Party Conference week in Brighton.

CWU's Alan Tate backs modern apprenticeship scheme

CWU delegate to the Labour Party conference, Alan Tate, has called for changes in apprenticeship schemes.

The role of trade unions in defending refugees

Senior deputy general secretary Tony Kearns has claimed that trade unions are uniquely qualified to change the negative media narrative on refugees and migrants.

Housing crisis: ignorable no longer?

Housing fringe meeting at Labour Party Conference

Workers need a New Deal

“A New Deal for workers†was the impassioned call from Dave Ward when he addressed the Labour Party conference in Brighton this morning.

CWU member calls on Labour to oppose bombing of Syria

CWU member Sajid Shaikh has called on the Labour Party to oppose any move made by the government toward bombing Syria without UN support.

Dog laws must be strengthened

High praise has been heaped on the CWU Biteback campaign against dangerous dogs amid rising hopes that hoped-for new legislation in Wales prove the spearhead for further strengthening of the law in favour of victims of dog bites across the UK.

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