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16 October 2013
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.
9 October 2013
The post service is being taken out of public ownership and ripped to shreds by private institutions
18 September 2013
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.
28 August 2013
Postal workers at Royal Mail's Coventry North Delivery Office went on 24-hour strike on 27 August, writes a postal worker.
28 August 2013
Workers at Royal Mail's Coventry North delivery office took strike action on Tuesday, over the way management treats them
26 August 2013
Postal workers at Royal Mail's Coventry North Delivery Office will be taking 24-hours of strike action on Tuesday 27 August
14 August 2013
The Communications Workers Union (CWU) has decisively rejected government plans to privatise Royal Mail
19 June 2013
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has today (Wednesday) announced the result of its consultative ballot which closed yesterday
12 December 2012
Dressed in Santa hats and with spirits high, around 40 postal workers and their supporters joined the picket line on 10 December at the Bristol South East delivery office, writes Tom Baldwin.
1 June 2011
All out on 30 June!: Over 250,000 civil service union PCS members began voting on 25 May in a ballot for national strike action...
23 May 2011
Postal workers in London have voted by four to one (79%) in favour of strike action against plans to shut three mail centres and one delivery office
19 January 2011
Two days after MPs voted through the Postal Services Bill, postal workers received Royal Mail's employee newspaper, the Courier, carrying a letter from the prime minister on page three thanking us for our "excellent work" in ensuring that Christmas letters, cards and parcels were delivered, writes A postal worker.
26 May 2010
DELEGATES TO the Communication Workers Union (CWU) conference have voted unanimously to fight the government's privatisation plans for the Royal Mail service, with a "broad-based public campaign", writes Gary Clark, Assistant Branch Secretary, Scotland No.2 CWU.
21 April 2010
AS THE Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition Candidate for Spelthorne in Surrey, I delivered our 43,800 election leaflets to the Royal Mail last week, writes Paul Couchman.
14 April 2010
Communication Workers Union (CWU) members in Royal Mail are currently being balloted on whether or not to accept the proposals made in the document 'Business Transformation 2010 and Beyond'...
10 March 2010
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has announced that it has reached a deal with Royal Mail over pay and working conditions but the issue of pensions remains outstanding...
20 January 2010
A Letter from your Postman by Roy Mayall: THIS EXCELLENT short book gives an insight into the current attacks on Royal Mail workers from the viewpoint of an 'ordinary postie'. It is not a political polemic or a campaign resource, writes Reviewed by Greg Maughan.
5 December 2009
No privatisation, fight the big business agenda: AFTER MARTIN Stanley, the industry regulator's recent vicious attacks on postal workers, it is easy to see why Royal Mail management felt confident to provoke further strike action after the 24-hour official strike at Watford, a London postal worker writes.
25 November 2009
The London divisional committee of the postal workers' union, CWU, have unanimously voted to call on the CWU's national postal executive to reinstate the national strike, writes Bill Mullins.
11 November 2009
What we think The postal strike interim agreement between the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Royal Mail contains a number of concessions forced out of the bosses...
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