Post Office Crown Office Pay 2016 – Update
Andy Furey Assistant Secretary has written to all CWU Postal branches giving an update to the current status of pay talks in the Post Office Crown Offices pay round for 2016:
The CWU submitted a pay claim on 6th January for a one-year unconditional pay increase for Crown members of at least 1.9%, to achieve parity with year three of the three year pay agreement reached in December 2014 for members working in Admin & Supply Chain.
After much procrastination on the part of the Post Office, an improved offer was finally received on 14th July proposing a 1.9% pay rise on basic pay, overtime rates and all pensionable allowances including London Weighting fully backdated to 1st April 2016
However, one major condition was placed on the pay offer as follows:
The Union advised the Post Office that it's negotiation team remains available for urgent talks in order to achieve a reasonable and fair pay agreement.
Source: CWU LTB436/2016