October 19 will see 48 hours' strike action for pensions justice
Thursday 5th Oct 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
89 per cent vote Yes on 73.7 per cent turnout in first national strike ballot since the Trade Union Act came into force
Tuesday 3rd Oct 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
WORKERS at hundreds of postal depots held rallies in support of strike action yesterday, vowing to fight for the future of Royal Mail.
Post bosses are facing anger from workers over cuts to pensions and benefits. The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says bosses have “broken...
Tuesday 12th Sep 2017
THE Communication Workers Union (CWU) has teamed up with a charity which supports young people facing mental health problems.
The union is working with Papyrus, which specialises in the prevention of youth suicides, in order to raise awareness of the work that it does.
Saturday 26th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE Communication Workers Union (CWU) voted yesterday to formally affiliate to Labour’s left-wing movement Momentum.
CWU general secretary Dave Ward said the union will now support Momentum in its campaign to unseat prominent Tory MPs and reassert trade union values in...
Thursday 24th Aug 2017
We’re operating in new circumstances, DAVE WARD tells Ben Chacko, and it’s time the movement stepped up
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in Features
Union claims proposal is a ‘shortfall’ in the pensions promise
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
CWU general secretary Dave Ward will call tomorrow for a “new trade unionism for a new world of work” at the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival in Dorset.
Mr Ward told the Morning Star that he had “never felt more enthused” than after last month’s general...
Friday 14th Jul 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain
AT LEAST seven postal workers are attacked by dogs every day while doing their rounds, their union CWU said yesterday.
A report by Royal Mail said that last year there were around 2,470 attacks, leaving some postal workers with permanent and disabling injuries.
Monday 3rd Jul 2017
‘I worry how my kids will afford a home’
Thursday 1st Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features