Pickets out in defence of jobs and service
Monday 5th Dec 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
POST workers are set to strike over job cuts, pensions and privatisation today as the CWU accuses bosses of failing to enter meaningful talks to resolve the long-running dispute.
Picket lines will be mounted at a number of Crown Post Offices facing possible closure — and CWU...
Saturday 3rd Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TELECOMS watchdog Ofcom demanded yesterday that BT relinquish its monopoly control of broadband service provision by separating itself from its subsidiary Openreach, which provides the service.
However, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) warned that any split must provide safeguards...
Wednesday 30th Nov 2016
POST OFFICE managers will join a walkout on the busiest day for Christmas mail, their union announced yesterday.
The December 3 strike had already been called by the Communication Workers Union, but management grades represented by Unite will now also walk out on that day.
Tuesday 29th Nov 2016
Trade unions need to reach out to the people we have lost or left behind, writes TRISH LAVELLE
Saturday 26th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
ROYAL MAIL plans to shut a sorting office in the Yorkshire town of Todmorden — claiming this will make its service more efficient.
Trade unionists and residents have united to oppose the closure of the office, which serves the Upper Calder Valley in West Yorkshire.
Saturday 19th Nov 2016
Halloween funeral procession for jobs, pensions and future of vital public service
Tuesday 1st Nov 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Second walkout over sell-offs, closures and pensions
Monday 31st Oct 2016
The labour movement must start thinking more ambitiously about its approach to the modern world of employment, writes DAVE WARD
Saturday 29th Oct 2016
POST Office managers revealed yesterday that they will join workers on a Halloween strike — the second 24-hour walkout over proposed cuts to jobs, services and pensions.
The Post Office, which is owned by the government, is planning to force 2,000 redundancies and replace the...
Tuesday 25th Oct 2016