Reports and Campaigns

spotAbout the Socialist Party




spotElection campaigns



spotSocialist women


spotYouth and Students

All keywords

Workplace and TU campaigns keywords:

Reports and campaigns:

Related websites

Youth Fight For Jobs

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

National Shop Stewards Network

Tamil Solidarity

Workplace and TU campaigns / Postal workers

18 October 2017

Royal Mail bosses block strike - back postal workers

72,877 CWU members had voted to strike over pensions, pay and other issues

More ...

11 October 2017

CWU fights court attempt to stop national strike

Royal Mail has desperately tried to stop the strike planned for 19 October.

More ...

4 October 2017

Set for national strike action

The CWU announced a huge vote for action

More ...

24 March 2017

Doncaster: snap strike by posties pushes bully bosses back

"Yesterday we were under their spell, today they're under ours"

More ...

10 August 2016

Grunwick strike 40 years on - lessons of an epic battle

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the start of the two-year strike for union recognition and reinstatement at Grunwick's film processing factory in North London - which became a struggle of national importance.

More ...

13 January 2016

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Victimised postal union rep reinstated; fresh tube strikes announced; Lambeth libraries vote to walk out.

More ...

18 November 2015

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Secure hospital strike, sacked university rep reinstated, defend victimised CWU reps.

More ...

14 October 2015

Thousands cram 'the People's Post' rally to hear Corbyn

The privatisation of Royal Mail is deeply unpopular but clearly the biggest draw to this rally was the main speaker, Jeremy Corbyn.

More ...

2 September 2015

Royal Mail union rep sacked - reinstate John now!

John Vasey, a CWU (postal workers' union) workplace rep at Royal Mail Delivery Office in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, was sacked on 21 August on a charge connected with non-delivery of election material.

More ...

22 April 2015

CWU conference: We need a fighting trade union

This year's Communication Workers' Union conference will be the last with Billy Hayes as general secretary following his recent election defeat to Dave Ward

More ...

28 May 2014

Privatisation threatens postal service

On the very week Royal Mail reported a 12% rise in operating profits to 671 million, the newly privatised company was complaining about 'market competition' from the likes of TNT

More ...

12 February 2014

Posties vote yes - where now for postal workers?

Postal workers across the country have overwhelmingly voted in favour of two national agreements

More ...

30 October 2013

Workplace news in brief

Postal workers rally: There is a national rally for striking Communication Workers Union (CWU) members in Royal Mail on Monday 4 November at 12 noon in the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE

More ...

23 October 2013

Postal workers go into battle

By a massive four to one majority CWU members in Royal Mail voted to strike in defence of their terms and conditions

More ...

16 October 2013

Postal workers to strike! Coventry postie comments

Coventry Socialist Party members have received comments from a CWU member on the CWU ballot result and on the 'scab's bonus' that's being offered by Royal Mail management

More ...

16 October 2013

Fight the Royal Mail sell-off

The sell-off of the remaining publicly owned parts of Royal Mail was completed over the last week. This represents the sad passing of the last remaining form of publicly owned communications, writes Lenny Shail.

More ...

Royal Mail's Coventry North Delivery Office  taking 24-hours of strike action on Tuesday 27 August., photo Dave Nellist

9 October 2013

No to Royal Mail privatisation

The post service is being taken out of public ownership and ripped to shreds by private institutions

More ...

CWU official picket armband, photo Paul Mattsson

Photo Paul Mattsson

18 September 2013

Fight Royal Mail sell-off!

Strike against privatisation:

It is no surprise that the Con-Dems are rushing the privatisation of Royal Mail through as quickly as they can. They face overwhelming opposition. A Royal Mail worker writes.

More ...

28 August 2013

Coventry postal workers fight bullying management

Postal workers at Royal Mail's Coventry North Delivery Office went on 24-hour strike on 27 August, writes a postal worker.

More ...

Royal Mail's Coventry North Delivery Office  taking 24-hours of strike action on Tuesday 27 August., photo Dave Nellist

28 August 2013

No one crosses Royal Mail picket line - except managers

Workers at Royal Mail's Coventry North delivery office took strike action on Tuesday, over the way management treats them

More ...

1 - 20 of 135 items

1  2  3  4  5  6  Next >

Search entire database:

Between and
Use format: day/month/year
Date order    Whole phrase only
Importance order (whole phrase only)

Search: All
News and socialist analysis
Reports and campaigns
Election campaigns
Reviews and comments
Historic events
Party documents

Join the Socialist Party
Subscribe to Socialist Party publications
Donate to the Socialist Party
Socialist Party Facebook page



Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777


Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206

Regional Socialist Party organisers:

Eastern: 0798 202 1969

East Mids: 0773 797 8057

London: 020 8988 8786

North East: 0784 114 4890

North West 07769 611 320

South East: 020 8988 8777

South West: 07759 796 478

Southern: 07833 681910

Wales: 07935 391 947

West Mids: 02476 555 620

Yorkshire: 0114 264 6551



Alphabetical listing

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018