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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.

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.

Romec workers to vote on 2.5% rise

Some 2,000 Romec workers are set to begin voting on a 2.5 per cent pay rise when they receive their ballot papers this weekend.

TUC 2014 Day 3: "Dignity is being paid a living wage"

"Employment does much more than provide the means to support workers and their families; it is essential to personal fulfilment and human dignity", governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney told the annual TUC yesterday (Tuesday) in Li

CWU rep wins TUC Organising Award

Capita TVL rep Zesh Aslam took pride of place at Congress yesterday, when he was awarded the TUC's highest accolade.

TUC 2014 Day Two: Fight for workers' rights

"We've put the cost of living crisis centre stage on the public agenda in way that no newspaper, no politician can ignore", said Frances O'Grady, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress.

TUC 2014 Day One

Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Liverpool kicked off to a fantastic start yesterday (Sunday) with an afternoon of debate and speeches.

Film review: Still the Enemy Within

Documentaries about historical events have a tendency to provide dry accounts of the facts. This beautifully-made film however, had no such worries.

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