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5 December 2018
Post Office management has earmarked a further 74 government-run 'Crown' Post Offices to close and franchise out
31 October 2018
On 3 November a special conference of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) will take place to debate proposals for a redesign of the structure and finances of the union.
27 June 2018
Huddersfield residents were shocked when news leaked that the 103-year-old building on Northumberland Street that houses one of two town centre Post Offices is earmarked for sale
2 March 2017
LAST WEEK, following an initiative by Socialist Party councillors, Coventry city council unanimously voted to oppose post office privatisation, writes Rob Windsor, Coventry Socialist Party councillor.
8 February 2017
Thousands of workers at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) were stripped of their defined benefit pension scheme on 1 February by AWE bosses Lockheed Martin, Jacobs and Serco.
25 January 2017
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Pensioner poverty; troublesome taxes; private profiteering.
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
28 December 2014
Almost 3,000 City Link workers are facing the New Year dole queue
30 April 2014
A strike ballot among workers covered by the National Joint Council for local government will run from 23 May to 23 June
6 November 2013
Communication Workers Union (CWU) members are worried that their union was the first to blink as they stared into the eyes of the privatised Royal Mail bosses
31 July 2013
Fees for going to an Employment Tribunal have just been introduced. It will now cost £160 for relatively minor cases, or £250 for issues like unfair dismissal, to lodge a claim and a further charge of up to £950 if the case goes ahead.
17 July 2013
Bankers' snouts in the trough: Some of the investment banks being used by the government for the privatisation of Royal Mail are the very banks that created the global financial meltdown, writes a Royal Mail worker.
16 July 2013
Staff in the country's network of 372 Crown post offices will take an eighth round of strike action tomorrow (Wednesday 17 July)
27 June 2013
Staff in the country's network of 371 Crown post offices will take a seventh round of strike action this Saturday
20 June 2013
Crown post offices across the country closed this afternoon as staff walked out on strike at 2pm in the sixth round of strikes in an ongoing dispute over closures, jobs and pay
14 June 2013
CWU has served notice for a further two rounds of strike action next Thursday 20 June and Saturday 29 June in its ongoing dispute over closures, job security and pay
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