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3 July 2013
Following a report from reps indicating scope for serious negotiations, a One Housing Group members' meeting agreed to postpone strike action planned for later this week
26 June 2013
Workers in Royal Mail have finally had a say on privatisation, after years of listening to MPs tell us what's best for us and the services we deliver, writes a postal worker
19 June 2013
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has today (Wednesday) announced the result of its consultative ballot which closed yesterday
29 May 2013
A gigantic battle is currently underway at Royal Mail as to who should run this 497 year old service, writes Robert McArdle.
23 April 2013
CWU conference was held against the backdrop of unprecedented attacks
3 April 2013
On 30 April around 15 pickets assembled outside St Johns Centre crown post office in Leeds as Communication Workers Union (CWU) members took strike action over plans to close or franchise 76 offices across the country
20 December 2012
Cleaners and engineers who work on contracts for Royal Mail have secured a big improvement to the pay rise on offer from their bosses after threatening to strike tomorrow (Friday)
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.
23 May 2012
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) conference met this year at a time of growing attacks on both postal and telecom workers
22 June 2011
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) recently announced its intention to hold a national strike ballot if any postal worker, anywhere in the country, is made compulsorily redundant.
8 June 2011
At the Communications Workers Union (CWU) conference at the end of May the scale of the attacks on postal and telecoms workers was put alongside the wider government attacks
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
18 May 2011
Morale among postal workers has never been so low. We think things can't get any worse but they do. One of the Brown government's final acts was to appoint new chief executive, Moya Greene, with the job of privatising Royal Mail.
30 March 2011
Unite elections: Ballot papers to elect a new executive committee for Unite have now been sent out and must be returned by 15 April to be counted...
23 March 2011
Mail closures: Royal Mail bosses plan to axe another 1,700 jobs and close two mail centres - Nine Elms Lane and Bromley-by-Bow - in London...
2 February 2011
Around 350 people marched through Birmingham city centre on 29 January as the Communication Workers Union's (CWU) Keep the Post Public campaign continued its journey around the country. An edited version of this article appeared in issue 656 of The Socialist.
2 February 2011
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) national executive (NEC) has scandalously and without precedent postponed this year's NEC elections until after annual conference in May, writes Socialist Party members in the CWU.
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.
12 January 2011
ON SUNDAY 9 January, 1,000 people turned up in Witney, prime minister David Cameron's Oxfordshire constituency, to demonstrate against the privatisation of the Royal Mail, writes Steve Bell.
11 November 2010
Royal Mail management in London is hell-bent on asset stripping in preparation for the Con-Dem government's plans to privatise the post service, writes Greg Maughan.
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