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.


Telefonica O2 workers say yes to pay rise

Following hot on the heels of their former colleagues who now work for outsourcer Capita, workers at Telefonica O2 have overwhelmingly voted for a 2.3 per cent pay increase.

Pay boost for Capita/O2 members

Members in Capita working on the outsourced O2 contract have overwhelmingly endorsed a fully consolidated 2 per cent pay increase that flows through to all supplements on pay and pensions.

Unlikely runners triumph for leukaemia research

Lincolnshire and South Yorks branch stalwarts Tracey Fussey and Jonathan Bellshaw pleasantly surprised not more than just themselves last Sunday - completing a 10 kilometre sponsored charity fun run.

Stop US interference in Venezuela

Defending Venezuela against US aggression and strengthening solidarity were top of the agenda at CWU headquarters yesterday (26 March), when Embassy representative Marcos Garcia visited

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.

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