The Postal department campaigns to support the 134,000 members the CWU represents across Royal Mail Group and other business units as well as UK Mail.
Headed by Dave Ward, CWU Deputy General Secretary for postal, the main objectives include dealing with the effects of the Postal Services Act and Royal Mail anti-privatisation as well as securing decent pay, terms and conditions for our members, maintaining the universal service, and protecting the post office network.
Scroll down for more on current issues affecting the workforce to keep you fully informed as the industry modernises and changes.
Read about current issues in the postal sector and what CWU is doing:
As predicted by the CWU, ColleagueShare has proven to be a highly controversial scheme. Arbitrary changes to "dividend values" have seen expected payouts dwindle to nothing. Click here to read more about the efforts your union is making in trying to secure a fair deal for you all...
In 2010, "door-to-door" work moved into normal workload and the payments system changed. Your CWU national officers strongly supported this change, and this was overwhelmingly endorsed by you in a full members' ballot. Click here to read more about why the old system had to change and why the new system is better for all...