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Credible pay offer from Post Office rejected
... said is worth 3 per cent for 2022, is in opposition to a one-off lump sum payment of 500, and there is no pay increase for the 2021 -- 22 financial year. The proposal is far less than the RPI inflation rate of 11.7 per cent, according to the union. CWU Assistant Secretary Andy Furey said that the senior Post Office leadership has failed and wilfully refused to set out a fair and a sensible pay agreement. Everyone knows that the only solution is a fair pay rise that rewards members for their extraordinary ...
Updated: 07/05/2022
Credible strike called on Post Office over pay offer
... which the union said was worth 3 per cent for 2022 23 with a one-off lump sum payment of 500, and there is no pay increase for the 2021 -- 22 financial year. The proposal is far less than the RPI inflation rate of 11.7 per cent, according to the union. CWU Assistant Secretary Andy Furey said that the senior Post Office leadership has failed and refused to set out a fair and sensible pay agreement, and is the sole cause of the disruption. Everyone knows that the only solution is to have a fair pay ...
Updated: 07/01/2022
BT staff vote for first national strike in 35 years
... said that BT customers can expect disruption to services, including repairs, having new phone and internet lines fitted or getting hold of support staff, because of the strike by BT engineers and call centre staff. The Communication Workers Union CWU represents about 40,000 of the company's 100,000 workers, over pay as the cost of living soars, according to the UK's largest telecoms company. This is an incredible result that has been achieved despite a culture of fear imposed by senior BT management,...
Updated: 07/01/2022
Royal Mail managers vote to strike
... consultation on these changes concluded earlier this year, and the restructuring is complete. We committed to protecting pay for all managers who stay with Royal Mail , and the vast majority will see an increase in their earnings. The workers' union CWU members started voting on Tuesday on whether to stage a campaign of industrial action, with the result expected to be on July 19 in a poll of about 115,000 postal workers. The CWU said it could be the biggest strike in what is shaping up to be a ...
Updated: 06/30/2022
Credible strike on Royal Mail workers could be biggest in Britain
If workers back action, the CWU says it could be the biggest strike by its members. Royal Mail says there isn't a reason for strike action. If workers back action, the CWU says it could be the biggest strike by its members. Royal Mail says there isn't a reason for strike action....
Updated: 06/30/2022
Pay dispute threatens to extend UK postal strike
... a wave of national industrial action in the UK. Britain s 114 Crown Post Offices , its larger branches often located on high streets, will close on July 11, the third day of strike action by postal workers this year. The Communication Workers Union CWU , which represents about 3,500 members, said the strike was about dignity and respect. The union said its members rejected a pay offer it said was worth 3% from April this year, on top of a freeze from April 2021 and a 500 lump sum. The CWU said ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
Unions warn of ‘biggest strike’ this summer
Should workers vote in favor of industrial action, the CWU said it could be the biggest strike it's members have taken this summer. Should workers vote in favor of industrial action, the CWU said it could be the biggest strike it's members have taken this summer. The cost of living soars as a result of ...
Updated: 06/27/2022
CWU to vote on Royal Mail over pay
It will be serving a notice on Royal Mail Group over a pay claim, its claim for an inflation-based no strings pay award, CWU deputy secretary general Terry Pullinger said in a video posted on Twitter. Today we will be serving a notice on Royal Mail Group over a pay claim, our claim for an inflation-based no strings pay award, CWU deputy secretary general Terry Pullinger ...
Updated: 06/22/2022
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