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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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14 June 2007

Fight for a living wage

77% 'yes' for action: Defend the postal service COMMUNICATION WORKERS' Union (CWU) members across the country have massively voted in favour of strike action to defend terms and conditions and the postal service...

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7 June 2007

Postal workers fight closure

As postal workers nationally voted overwhelmingly for national strike action, The Socialist received this report of strike action in Derbyshire.

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24 May 2007

Postal workers' strike ballot: Vote 'yes' for a future

Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Paul Mattsson

Postal workers on strike in 2007, photo Paul Mattsson

POSTAL WORKERS up and down the country are voting in the most important industrial action ballot in the history of Royal Mail....

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17 May 2007

Postal workers: Vote 'yes' for strike action

POSTAL WORKERS are being balloted for industrial action for the first time since a ballot defeat 312 years ago....

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4 April 2007

Burslem postal workers strike again

DURING THE latest three days of strike action on 30, 31 March and 2 April, by postal workers at Burslem in Stoke-on-Trent, numbers on the picket line have grown and the mood is even more determined...

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29 March 2007

Hands off our postal service!

TUC rally in Westminster against cuts in public spending, photo Paul Mattsson

TUC rally in Westminster against cuts in public spending, photo Paul Mattsson

Closures, cutbacks, privatisation...: Faced with massive opposition to post office privatisation from the general public and from postal workers, as with education and the NHS, the government has been pursuing a backdoor route to privatisation...

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29 March 2007

Edinburgh postal workers fight back

SCOTLAND NO 2 CWU branch officials have just negotiated a return to work of over 1,000 postal workers in the Edinburgh Mail centre, after a management climb-down....

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