Reports and Campaigns
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18 October 2017
72,877 CWU members had voted to strike over pensions, pay and other issues
11 October 2017
Royal Mail has desperately tried to stop the strike planned for 19 October.
24 March 2017
"Yesterday we were under their spell, today they're under ours"
10 August 2016
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.
13 January 2016
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.
18 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Secure hospital strike, sacked university rep reinstated, defend victimised CWU reps.
14 October 2015
The privatisation of Royal Mail is deeply unpopular but clearly the biggest draw to this rally was the main speaker, Jeremy Corbyn.
2 September 2015
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.
22 April 2015
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
28 May 2014
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
12 February 2014
Postal workers across the country have overwhelmingly voted in favour of two national agreements
30 October 2013
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
23 October 2013
By a massive four to one majority CWU members in Royal Mail voted to strike in defence of their terms and conditions
16 October 2013
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
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
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