Reports and Campaigns
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14 June 2017
For the first time in the eight years that I have been a representative and activist with the Communication Workers Union (CWU), there is a Labour leader who is unapologetic in his support of trade unionism, writes Carl Harper, CWU shop steward (personal capacity).
31 May 2017
The Communication Workers Union has withdrawn campaign funding from the right-wing Labour MP Jess Phillips
17 May 2017
Privatising Royal Mail was a privatisation too far for Margaret Thatcher. So how did it come to pass that 499 years of public ownership ended in 2015 with the remaining 30% of shares being floated on the London Stock Exchange, following the majority being sold two years earlier?
10 May 2017
In the face of militant action, Royal Mail lifted the suspensions of two reps
9 May 2017
CWU members took action across nine Royal Mail offices
26 April 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including the CWU conference latest and a London security strike.
19 April 2017
This year's CWU conference takes place while Royal Mail attacks pensions
29 March 2017
Speakers brought Bernard's history in the socialist, labour and trade union movement to life with emotional and inspiring speeches and contributions
22 February 2017
John Pickett, Socialist Party comrade and postal worker, has died very suddenly at the age of 63. I first met John in the early 1980s, just after he returned to Portsmouth after being at college in Stoke.
1 February 2017
Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) Eastern 5 branch are celebrating a victory over Royal Mail in a battle over trade union solidarity.
11 January 2017
Royal Mail has announced a 'formal consultation' on the pension plans of its workers, following a national statement with 'proposals' sent to workers' home addresses.
19 December 2016
Striking workers were in an angry mood outside St John's Centre Post Office in Leeds
16 December 2016
Up to 3,500 Communication Workers Union members across 300 Post Offices took five days of strike action over Christmas.
31 October 2016
Post Office members of the CWU are on strike in defence of jobs, pensions and the Post Office service
21 September 2016
Thousands of Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Unite members working in the Post Office took strike action on 15 September against attacks on their job security and pensions.
14 September 2016
Thousands of Communication Workers Union members working in the Post Office strike on 15 September
7 September 2016
The burden of creating profits to pay faceless shareholders of a privatised Royal Mail continues to be laid at the feet of the workers. Under pressure managers regularly resort to bullying and harassment in order to achieve the savings.
3 August 2016
A special press conference organised by the Communication Workers Union (CWU) alongside Jeremy Corbyn himself, saw the union announce its official support for Corbyn in the Labour leadership election.
6 July 2016
This conference marked over a decade of the National Shop Stewards Network supporting workers' struggle and organising among rank and file trade unionists.
29 June 2016
Letters to the editors: Reactions from some working class communities after Brexit.
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