Shadow chancellor savages Tory anti-strike laws as ‘attack on basic democracy’
Thursday 28th Apr 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
WHEN Charlie Cerrato joined US telecoms giant Verizon two decades ago, the company was a closed shop.
Strong unions meant good pay and conditions for he and his colleagues and he became vice-chair of his Communication Workers of America local (branch) in Essex, New Jersey.
Wednesday 27th Apr 2016
BRITISH membership of the EU will suck even more of the lifeblood out of public services, CWU delegates have been warned.
“Communications, education, health and transport are the lifeblood of our society and privateers can’t wait to get their teeth further sunk into...
posted by Morning Star 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...
Labour leader stands up for ‘lifeblood of our communities’
Tuesday 26th 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...
ROYAL MAIL’S refusal to reinstate a sacked postman is “an affront to natural justice,” CWU conference said yesterday.
Fife-based postie David Mitchell was accused of theft and dismissed in December 2014 after 27 years of service, but his dismissal was ruled...
REGULATOR Ofcom is attacking the public services it is designed to protect, delegates warned at CWU conference yesterday.
The union resolved to launch a campaign “about the role the regulator is playing in undermining our terms and conditions and job security” in both Royal...
POST and telecoms workers should campaign for “a reformed European Union which puts working people at the heart of what it does,” the Communication Workers Union is expected to agree today.
The union’s executive will recommend that delegates vote to support the Remain...
Monday 25th Apr 2016
CWU members rejected an attempt to write a commitment to building a “socialist system” into their rulebook yesterday after it was dismissed as tokenistic.
The union’s Greater Manchester and South West Lancashire branch said the rulebook should state that this was the...