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.
CWU has today (Monday) announced it has reached a landmark agreement with Royal Mail that gives workers legal protections on their terms and conditions, increases pay over three years by 9.06%, sets out improved industrial stability and safeguards pe
10th December 2013
Tribute to Nelson Mandela
The Communication Workers Union has joined trade unions, activists, politicians and individuals across the globe in paying tribute to the late Nelson Mandela who passed away on 5 December. His memorial service takes place today (Wednesday).
9th December 2013
Defend the right to protest
CWU leaders Billy Hayes and Tony Kearns have added their names to an open letter calling on Home Secretary, Teresa May, to stop the deportation of Trenton Oldfield following his protest against inequality at the Oxford v Cambridge boat race last year
4th December 2013
CWU-Royal Mail talks: negotiators' agreement reached
Following extensive negotiations between the union and Royal Mail on all issues contained in the current dispute, CWU is pleased to announce the two parties have reached a negotiators' proposed agreement.
2nd December 2013
Tyson Jerome Barnette
Tyson Jerome Barnette, a letter carrier and member of the National Association of Letter Carriers, one of our sister postal unions in the USA, was fatally shot on 23 November whilst delivering mail in the dark, in Cheverly, Maryland, a sunurn of Wash