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6 December 2007

CWU ballot result

CWU ballot result: Postal workers who have been in dispute with Royal Mail and took strike action during the summer have voted to accept the deal which the Communication Workers' Union (CWU) has negotiated.... By Jane James, Socialist Party industrial organiser

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14 November 2007

Royal Mail's deal: Not good enough - Vote NO!

Postal workers on strike in 2007

Postal workers on strike in 2007

Postal workers around the country have led a heroic struggle against Royal Mail's attacks on their terms and conditions, wages and jobs. Royal Mail are clearly aiming to prepare the postal service for privatisation. ... By Chris Moore, Gloucestershire Socialist Party

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14 November 2007

Trade union news in brief

In brief: Members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) working in the Department for Work and pensions (DWP) are balloting for strike action over pay...

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17 October 2007

Postal workers waiting to assess Royal Mail deal

Editorial: On Friday 12 October a deal between the Communication Workers' Union (CWU) leaders and Royal Mail was struck against a background of unofficial action in Scotland, Liverpool and East London...

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17 October 2007

Solid unofficial action in East London

Postal workers in East London demonstrated their determination to fight to the finish in defence of their hard-won terms and conditions by taking unofficial action against unilateral imposition of new shift patterns... By Keith Pattenden

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11 October 2007

Unity with the postal workers

Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Socialist Party

Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Socialist Party

"They need to be exposed. This government doesn't care about the workers, they are only interested in money and power." These were the words of a striking... By Marc Glasscoe, Branch secretary, Lincoln City Unison (Personal capacity)

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11 October 2007

Picket line round-up

Devon: SOCIALIST PARTY and Socialist Students members visited the picket line at the Mail Centre in Exeter twice, at midday and at midnight on Friday 5 October... By Jim Lowe, Devon Socialist Party

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11 October 2007

Determination to continue the battle

Postal workers' strike rally: Around 700 postal workers attended the Communication Workers Union (CWU) national rally on Monday 8 October in London... By Jane James and Bill Mullins

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27 September 2007

Support the postal workers

Postal workers on strike in June 2007, photo Paul Mattsson

Postal workers on strike in June 2007, photo Paul Mattsson

Royal Mail bosses force further strikes:

THE BATTLE lines have been drawn between Royal Mail and the postal workers. Without doubt we are heading for a showdown, where the very future of our industry...

By Gary Clark, sub area rep, Scotland No. 2 branch Communication Workers Union (CWU)

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20 September 2007

Defend the Burslem 12

No victimisation of postal workers: Postal workers at Burslem delivery office in Stoke walked out on 11 September when twelve workers were suspended on trumped up charges of 'suspicion of harassment'... By Andy Bentley

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13 September 2007

Postal workers: "We have the power!"

Sarah Sachs-Eldridge spoke to Jason, a postal worker from east London, as negotiations between Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union have broken down...

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9 August 2007

Solidarity with postal workers

SINCE JULY, Royal Mail workers in the Communication Workers Union have been taking action in defence of the postal service as a public service... By Bill Mullins, Socialist Party trade union organiser

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9 August 2007

Postal action round-up

Devon: PUBLIC SUPPORT for the Communication Workers Union (CWU) action remains strong and in Bideford on 2 August only four out of 80 crossed the lines and scabbed... By Sean Brogan

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24 July 2007

Postal workers: Their fight is our fight

An end to Saturday deliveries; fewer collections from post boxes; staggered delivery systems so you don't get your mail every day; the closure of 2,500 crown post offices with the business being sold off to privateers W H Sm...

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24 July 2007

Critical dispute for postal workers

Editorial: COMMUNICATION WORKERS' Union (CWU) members in the postal service are taking further action in their struggle for decent pay, to defend jobs and stop cuts to the service....

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19 July 2007

Postal workers - fighting low pay, against privatisation and job cuts

Postal workers on strike, photo Socialist Party

Postal workers on strike, photo Socialist Party

Royal Mail postal workers held a second successful 24-hour strike, that started at 7pm on Thursday 12 July. Delivery and sorting offices throughout the country were brought to a halt, as the workers' anger against low pay, job losses and other cuts made itself felt.

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12 July 2007

Victory to the postal workers

A SECOND day of strike action by postal workers was called because the Royal Mail management point blank refused to even negotiate with the Communication Workers Union (CWU).The bosses are demanding, in effect, complete capit...

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5 July 2007

Postal workers: we're striking to win

Postal workers on strike in June 2007, photo Paul Mattsson

Postal workers on strike in June 2007, photo Paul Mattsson

Postal workers send a message to Royal Mail: Trevor Prior from Cambridge, a delivery rep for the Communication Workers' Union (CWU) spoke to the socialist in a personal capacity about the success of the strike....

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5 July 2007

Postal workers' strike gets solid support across the country

Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Socialist Party

Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Socialist Party

Postal workers strike - 29 June: GLOUCESTERSHIRE'S POSTAL workers gave an almost unanimous reply to Royal Mail's plans to attack pay and conditions and slash 40,000 jobs, when 97% of the 1,400 Communication Workers Union (CWU) members walked out on strike ...

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28 June 2007

Support postal workers

Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Paul Mattsson

Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Paul Mattsson

Fight low pay and job losses! Stop Post Office closures!
THE FIRST national postal strike for over eleven years is taking place on Friday 29 June...

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