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15 May 2013
Fighting blacklisting: Workers in GMB and Unite at Runcorn Thermal Power Station walked out unofficially on 13 May to support laggers...
8 May 2013
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) conference on 21 and 22 April was held against the backdrop of the constant threat of wholesale postal privatisation and unprecedented attacks, union busting and sackings of CWU members across Royal Mail, BT and the communications industry
20 March 2013
HCA strike: Unite Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) members (Housing Workers Branch) will be on strike on 20 March against a pay offer that has resulted in unprecedented anger and disgust among members
15 January 2013
On Wednesday 16th January events will take place at call centres around the country to highlight the exploitation of agency workers thanks to a loophole in the law which is costing workers more than £500 a month in lost wages at some sites
23 May 2012
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) conference met this year at a time of growing attacks on both postal and telecom workers
25 April 2012
Tube strike: A 72-hour strike by London tube workers employed by Tubelines started at 4pm on 24 April. The transport union RMT members are fighting to be allowed to join Transport for London's (TfL) pension scheme...
18 August 2010
Communication Workers Union (CWU) members have accepted BT's pay offer of a 3% pay increase for each of the next three years, with this year's being paid from January instead of April, writes Clive Walder, CWU Birmingham, Black Country and Worcester branch, personal capacity.
21 July 2010
BT and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have agreed a three year pay deal which will be recommended to the union's members in a ballot, writes Clive Walder, Birmingham, Black Country and Worcester branch CWU, personal capacity.
7 July 2010
RMT conference: The 2010 RMT transport workers' union conference totally rejected the Con-Dems' attacks on the working class...
9 June 2010
The CWU is set to ballot its members in BT for industrial action over pay for the first time since 1987, writes Clive Walder, CWU Birmingham, Black Country and Worcester Branch, personal capacity.
26 May 2010
A GOVERNMENT for the rich, of the rich. Nothing new in that of course, but the Cabinet in the Tory-Lib Dem coalition with its 18 millionaires weighs in at least £15 million richer than it was in the previous...
5 December 2009
Fighting Privatisation: NEW LABOUR'S big idea for its second term of office is more privatisation. They argue private companies can make profits at the same time as providing decent public services. New Labour claims all public...
7 October 2009
Twice in the past five months, BT Communication Workers Union (CWU) members have rejected proposals by the company to introduce new working arrangements that undermine previously negotiated attendance arrangements, writes Gary Jones, CWU national executive council, personal capacity.
17 June 2009
The national CWU conference this year was set against a backdrop of a Labour government attempting to part privatise Royal Mail and the CWU London Division returning a massive yes vote of over 90% for strike action, writes Gary Clark, Sub Area Rep Scotland No2 branch CWU.
20 May 2009
BT's chief executive has apologised to shareholders for the £134 million loss suffered by the company in 2008-2009...
19 March 2009
BT has joined the long list of companies announcing a pay freeze. In an e-mail to staff sent on 11 March they announced that due to the difficult financial situation it would not be appropriate to incur...
4 March 2009
Hundreds of BT engineers and members of CWU Solent branch, staged a mass demo in Southampton on 28 February to protest at the highly aggressive approach at work by BT managers over performance targets and sickness...
7 January 2009
By a margin of two to one BT workers have reluctantly voted to accept the attacks on their pensions recommended by both their union, the CWU and the employer, writes Clive Walder, CWU Birmingham, Black Country and Worcs branch, personal capacity.
3 December 2008
BT is pursuing its pre-existing plan to get its workforce to accept a cut in pensions provision. The Communication Workers Union (CWU) executive committee (NEC) is now recommending that members vote to...
19 November 2008
Super-rich bailed out by public purse while the rest of us are sinking, photo Suz squashdonkey.co.uk
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