Leeds workers sit-in against victimisation

Postal workers in Seacroft delivery office in Leeds staged a canteen sit-in this Saturday after a driver was wrongly suspended for an accident. They were joined by the workers from the York Road delivery office sited in the same building in a show of solidarity.Royal Mail managers at first refused to reverse their decision but … Continue reading Leeds workers sit-in against victimisation

Postal Workers, watch your leaders: CWU tops aim for rotten deal

By a CWU rep Just as postal workers around the country were gearing up for their first day of strike action this coming Monday, 4 November, leaders in the CWU postal union cancelled the action, supposedly to continue talks. A 30 October joint statement with Royal Mail bosses stated that they had made progress and … Continue reading Postal Workers, watch your leaders: CWU tops aim for rotten deal

CWU/Royal Mail: 78 per cent of postal workers vote to strike

16 October 2013 – by a CWU postal rep It was announced this afternoon that postal workers have voted four to one for a strike to defend their wages, conditions and jobs in a newly privatised Royal Mail. The postal Communication Workers Union (CWU) has announced the first strike date for the 4 November. The … Continue reading CWU/Royal Mail: 78 per cent of postal workers vote to strike

Royal Mail privatised: postal workers should vote Yes and prepare to fight

By a CWU postal rep The Coalition have put two fingers up to Royal Mail workers and the great majority of the population who oppose privatisation. They have gone straight for a sell-off, and of all the days they could have picked to announce it, they chose the day the result of the CWU postal … Continue reading Royal Mail privatised: postal workers should vote Yes and prepare to fight

Royal Mail privatisation sparks CWU strike ballot

Postal workers should vote yes to fight not just cuts but privatisation too By a CWU rep  In late August rumours from government sources surfaced in the press that the Coalition could announce the float of Royal Mail on the stock market in September, aiming to start selling shares to investors in October. In response, … Continue reading Royal Mail privatisation sparks CWU strike ballot

CWU national reps meeting kicks off fight against Royal Mail privatisation

By a CWU postal rep Up to 2,000 postal reps in the Communication Workers Union flooded the giant ICC conference centre in Birmingham on Thursday 12 September for an unprecedented meeting. They were there to hear first-hand the dangers of privatisation and the case for a ballot from CWU General Secretary Billy Hayes and David … Continue reading CWU national reps meeting kicks off fight against Royal Mail privatisation

Bring on the ballot and vote yes! [Postal Workers Bulletin 12.09.13]

Click to read as PDF Strike threat rattles Coalition, makes investors wary: Bring on a strike ballot & let’s all vote yes!   CWU postal members will be balloted for industrial action from 20 September to 3 October - and not a moment too soon.  With privatisation coming on top of a crap pay offer, … Continue reading Bring on the ballot and vote yes! [Postal Workers Bulletin 12.09.13]