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  • CWU Annual Conference

    28th April 2019 - 2nd May 2019


Formed in January 1995 when the Union of Communication Workers joined forces with the National Communications Union, CWU are the biggest union for the communications industry in the UK.


Trade unionists, families and friends, who work in Britain’s and Ireland’s postal, telecom & financial industries respond to the plight of vulnerable children in other countries and the UK & Ireland.


Established by the GMB and CWU unions to provide a broad range of legal services to their members. Their aim is to provide the first line of support to members for any legal need.

Regional Twitter

Carl Webb (@NWCWU)

Great video from #TheCWU highlighting the misery inflicted by this Tory Gov ➡️more working poor ➡️more children living in poverty ➡️more people using foodbanks ➡️social care for the elderly & disabled on the verge of collapse We can do so much better... #VoteLabour2May

Regional Twitter

Carl Webb (@NWCWU)

RIP Liverpool Legend Tommy Smith. I had the privilege of meeting Tommy who was great company....Gone but never forgotten!

Regional Twitter

Carl Webb (@NWCWU)

.@DaveKennedyCWU Just having a beer 🍺 at you fav place in Blackpool #RoseandCrown