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MPs brand Post Office debacle 'national scandal'

MPs attacked senior Post Office management this week in Parliament, criticising the handling of claims its IT system caused at least 150 sub-postmasters to be wrongly accused of false accounting and fraud.

Myners report 'cover-up' says CWU

A government-commissioned report about last year's privatisation of Royal Mail has been branded a "cover-up" today.

Labour leader welcomes BT's conversion of agency workers

The Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has welcomed BT's commitment to 'convert' hundreds of agency workers employed at Consumer call centres across the country on to permanent BT contracts.

**New Video** Celebrate decent jobs on National Postal Workers Day

CWU will be calling on the nation to celebrate dedicated postmen and women on National Postal Workers Day today - the busiest day of the year for postal workers.

Further Post Office strikes before Christmas

Post office workers will be taking a further four days of industrial action over the critical festive period in opposition to planned job cuts.

Post Office workers strike nationwide

Post Office Admin and Supply Chain depots and units were hit by nationwide walkouts today, as hundreds of angry staff took action against the threat of compulsory redundancies and for a fair pay rise.

Pay boost for Quadrant workers

CWU members working for Royal Mail catering providers Quadrant have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a 2.3 per cent pay rise.

Compulsory redundancies threat sparks strike

Workers responsible for distributing cash and providing vital support services to all post offices in the UK are set to walkout tomorrow.

Exeter Post Office war memorial restored

The centenary of the outbreak of World War One gave this year's November Remembrance commemorations an added significance, and several CWU branches organised specific events to show respect

IOM post office conversions postponed

CWU today welcomed the announcement that the decision to convert Douglas and Ramsey crown post offices will be postponed to allow a consultation period.

UNI Global Congress 2014 underway in South Africa

Follow all the debate and discussion live from UNI Global Congress 2014.

CWU serves notice for Post Office strike

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) yesterday (Friday) served formal notice for industrial action to Post Office Ltd for 12 December, on behalf of workers responsible for the collection, handling and distribution of cash across the post office netw

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