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.
12 December 2016
The crisis in the Post Office created by senior Post Office management has forced the CWU to announce five days of strikes in the week leading up to Christmas.
05 December 2016
Thousands of hard-working Post Office staff braved freezing temperatures on Saturday morning to come out on the high streets of the UK and show the company that their determination to win a fair deal is stronger than ever.
01 December 2016
Building a stronger union was the theme of last week’s national briefing in Birmingham, where branch, area and regional reps spent a busy day focussing, collectively, on how we will increase CWU membership and strengthen workplace organisation to face and overcome the many challenges ahead…
25 November 2016
Branches will be aware of the Post Office’s continued policy of managed decline by cutting jobs and privatising Crown Offices as well as the plans to close the Defined Benefit pension scheme.
21 November 2016
Unanimous support for the fight to save our Post Office and hundreds of signatures on CWU campaign post cards added up to a “huge success” at this weekend’s Labour East Regional Conference in Southend, reports Paul Moffatt.
18 November 2016
Dozens of MPs from across the political divide and all parts of the UK demanded that Post Office bosses be held accountable for the growing crisis in the company during a lively Parliamentary debate at Westminster yesterday.
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