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The Communication Workers Union

Welcome to the North East Region

Welcome to the home page of the North East Region of the Communication Workers Union.

The CWU represents members in all areas of the communication industry within the North East Region of England.

This website provides news, information on the benefits of belonging to the CWU and contacts and links to all the branches within the North East, check the links above to find out more.

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is the biggest union for the communications industry in the UK with 300,000 members. It was formed in January 1995 when the Union of Communication Workers joined forces with the National Communications Union.

CWU members work in the Post Office, BT and other telephone companies, cable TV, Accenture HR Services, the Alliance and Leicester and Girobank.

Our members' expertise includes engineering, computing, clerical, mechanical, driving, retail, financial and manual skills.

The North East Region covers the postcodes:

BD, DH, DL DN, HD, HG, HU, HX, LN, LS, NE, TD (parts), TS, S, SR, WF, and YO.

There are 19 Branches within the region covering approximately 26,000 members covered by 11 postal branches, and 8 telecommunication related branches.

The Regional Office is: Unit 6, Concept Court, Kettlestring Lane, Clifton Moor, York, YO30 4XF and you can telephone: 01904 479 904.


Being Up To Date...its important!

Members of the CWU already know what it means to belong to a great trade union, and know what great benefits there are to being part of Union, but we do need every member to keep up to date with their current address and details, by keeping us up to date you can participate in ballots and help us to reach the very best decisions on your behalf, you can be involved, informed and become a positive force in making your working life better.

We currently offer three ways in which you can change your address, you can log in to your own record with their own password on the CWU's own national website, (which also means a whole world of extra news and information is available to you). You can contact your local branch and you can even contact Head Quarters membership records department. There is also a section in every edition of the voice which can be found in the 'Contact Us' section on page 2.

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