13 April 2017
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has today strongly condemned Royal Mail’s decision to close its current Defined Benefit pension scheme for future accrual in March 2018.
30 March 2017
Please find attached a copy of the Four Pillars of Security petition which was previously circulated to all CWU Representatives. Since the briefing we have had many requests for additional copies of the petition from, which you can now download and print, using the link below and photocopy as well.
20 March 2017
CWU assistant secretary Andy Furey has launched a union-organised opinion poll of Post Office workers’ views, in response to company chiefs’ controversial decision to cancel the regular Your Views Count and Pulse surveys.
20 March 2017
Post Office boss Paula Vennells stood accused of “breath-taking delusion” yesterday, after she claimed that her leadership had been a success.
09 March 2017
North London residents vowed to campaign against the threat to privatise their Crown Post Office at a packed public meeting in Harringay on Tuesday.
01 March 2017
The Communication Workers Union today welcomed Ofcom’s decision not to introduce more charge controls and efficiency targets on Royal Mail following its review of how the company is regulated. It also welcomed the recognition that the USO is both valued and should be protected.
16 February 2017
According to official Royal Mail stats, there were 112 handbrake-related vehicle ‘rollaway’ incidents over the last 12 months, and a total of 533 since 2013
13 February 2017
Branch secretaries and reps in the Post Office gathered at a national briefing today in Central London on a discussion on the future of the Post Office dispute. The day was marked as a relaunch in the CWU's campaign against job losses, pay and pension changes, Crown closures and the threat to the future and very existence of the Post Office.
26 January 2017
CWU Retired Members reflect on the lead up, the duration and the impact of the 1971 Postal Dispute
17 January 2017
An important message for CWU members and activists from Terry Pullinger, DGS(P) highlighting the major challenges facing the Union in 2017 and how we intend to address them with the employer.
05 January 2017
Royal Mail bosses were warned today that any unagreed pension changes will spark a national strike ballot, following the company’s announcement of a formal consultation.
20 December 2016
An unmistakable message has been sent by the CWU to Government and Post Office management over the CWU’s determination to fight a multi-pronged attack on the Crown Office network and on members’ job security and pensions.
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