Communication Workers Union, North East Region
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News & updates from the business units we cover.



CWU to Royal Mail – ‘you can afford it, so pay up’

Postal, Royal Mail Group (EMP)  May 19 2022

Lively workplace meetings send loud & clear message to company bosses as our DGSP broadcasts to the nation…

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Jubilee Crown Post Office strike

Postal, Post Office (PO)  May 20 2022

Canary Wharf PO

Counters staff to walkout Saturday 4th June and Supply Chain and Admin workers will down tools Monday 6th as pay row escalates…

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VMO2 agrees to new talks as CWU reiterates red lines on pay

Telecoms & Financial Services, Virgin Media  May 20 2022

 The steely resolve of the CWU to ballot for industrial action unless VMO2 improves on a “paltry and insulting” imposed pay settlement that represents significant real-term salary cuts over the next two years has secured the belated offer of new talks by management

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Conference votes to ballot for action at BT, Openreach & EE

Telecoms & Financial Services  April 29 2022



T&FS Conference voted today to serve legal notice to BT Group of the union’s intention to ballot all appropriate members for industrial action as soon as possible, after rejecting BT Group’s ‘final offer’ of a £1,500 flat rate pay rise.

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