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Ready to fight on multiple fronts!

25 April 2017

Challenges abound on multiple fronts - meaning it’s incumbent on the CWU to seize the initiative and take the lead in shaping the future. That was the key message from CWU deputy general secretary Andy Kerras he opened the CWU's Telecoms & Financial Services Conference in Bournemouth today.

Attrition rates rocket at Santander

25 April 2017

Conference delegates unanimously carried a motion urging the executive to address the rocketing attrition rates in Santander UK Retail contact centres.

BT pay deal accepted

12 April 2017

Members across BT have voted to accept the company’s ‘full and final’ pay offer of 2.6% - a settlement which is backdated to January, fully consolidated and above the relevant (December) Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation rate of 2.5%.

Tesco Mobile pay up as staff speak out

03 April 2017

Compelling feedback from Capita/Tesco Mobile members over the importance of their 2017 pay rise keeping pace with rising prices has been credited with helping to secure an revised offer from Capita which has just been accepted by members.

Capita/ O2 pay up

31 March 2017

More than 1,000 Capita/O2 partnership employees in Preston Brook, Bury and Leeds are to receive an across the board 2 per cent pay rise, backdated to January 1.

BT pay deal out to ballot

24 March 2017

Members across BT are being urged to accept the company’s ‘full and final’ pay offer of 2.6% - a settlement which is backdated to January, fully consolidated and above the relevant (December) Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation rate of 2.5%.

Tesco Mobile pay deal out to ballot

23 March 2017

Compelling feedback from Capita/Tesco Mobile members over the importance of their 2017 pay rise keeping pace with rising prices has been credited with helping to secure a revised offer which goes out to ballot today (Thursday March 23).

Relationship with Digital Realty gets off to a positive start

13 March 2017

Pay talks are progressing well on behalf of former Telecity Group members who now work for Digital Realty, following the company’s recent signing of a new improved union recognition agreement

CWU pleased uncertainty on Openreach has ended as BT and Ofcom reach agreement on future governance

10 March 2017

BT and Ofcom have reached an agreement, on the future governance of Openreach, which will see Openreach, become a distinct, legally separate business within the BT Group. The settlement is based upon proposals issued by BT, which the regulator has said meets its competition concerns.

Pay impasse at Gather & Gather

09 March 2017

A formal protest has been lodged with Gather & Gather at the outright refusal of the catering company to award any salary increases whatsoever to anyone who gets paid more than the national minimum wage.

An important message from Deputy General Secretary (T&FS)

09 March 2017

An important message from Deputy General Secretary (T&FS), Andy Kerr covering a wide range of issues including pay, pensions and recruitment. Looking forward, Andy sets out the key challenges that face the union in the future.

Cost of living pay claim lodged at BTFS

09 March 2017

Pay talks are about to commence with BT Facilities Services (BTFS), with the union strongly arguing the case for a rise that insulates them from the rising cost of living.

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