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  • CWU North West 'Women Of Today' Event

    26th March 2020 10:00am - 3:30pm


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 News

National Gate Meeting Day + Facebook Live with GS and DGSP

Next week is a big one for the union. In the lead up to the national briefing on 27th on…

Regional Twitter

Carl Webb (@NWCWU)

The CWU North West Regional Equality Leads are running an event celebrating ‘Women of Today’ and we would like to invite you to join us. For more information and to book your place go to👇👇 https://www.cwunorthwest.org/cwu-north-west-2020-women-of-today-event/ @Biggsheshe @CwuKate @CWUnews @DaveKennedyCWU

Regional Twitter

Carl Webb (@NWCWU)

CWU Postal Branches in the North West will be holding Gate Meetings next Tuesday. Please tweet your support using the hashtag #IAmTheUnion 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️