Second walkout over sell-offs, closures and pensions
Monday 31st Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
The labour movement must start thinking more ambitiously about its approach to the modern world of employment, writes DAVE WARD
Saturday 29th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Jobs and pensions threat sparks walkout
Friday 21st Oct 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
FRESH strike action at the Post Office is in the pipeline over pension changes that will cost workers thousands of pounds in retirement income, their union warned yesterday.
The Communications Workers Union (CWU) is set to announce industrial action next week after its executive has...
Thursday 13th Oct 2016
CWU leader DAVE WARD talks to the Star about why his union is backing Corbyn, the lack of trust in Owen Smith, the EU referendum and how he’d like to see workers’ rights being built in the future
Friday 19th Aug 2016
by Luke James and Ben Chacko
THE LEADER of one of Labour’s biggest union backers has accused Owen Smith of “fomenting disunity” and called on him to rejoin Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet if he loses.
Dave Ward, the general secretary of the Communication...
POSTAL workers rolled up to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) in London yesterday to deliver a giant message: wish you were there for us.
The Communication Workers Union battle bus, which toured Britain this week before heading to the BIS building in Westminster,...
Saturday 23rd Jul 2016
Shadow chancellor savages Tory anti-strike laws as ‘attack on basic democracy’
Thursday 28th Apr 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
HUNDREDS of posties and telecoms engineers flocked to picket lines yesterday to stand with junior doctors against Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s attacks.
Communications union CWU sent two coachloads of delegates from its annual conference just down the road to the Royal...
Wednesday 27th Apr 2016
DAVID CAMERON would use an EU Leave vote to launch vicious attacks on workers’ rights, leader Dave Ward said yesterday as communications union CWU endorsed a Remain vote.
Mr Ward said the debate on the European Union had shut out workers’ voices and that the CWU could offer...
Tuesday 26th Apr 2016