#TimeOuttoHelpOut – Support for self-isolation

The CWU north west are backing Metro Mayors Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram’s campaign, ‘Time Out to Help Out’, to support workers who need to self-isolate. They were joined at the launch of the campaign by TUC General Secretary, Frances O’Grady and NW TUC Chair Lynne Morris, to speak about what unions are saying and […]

Posted: 14th August 2020

Provision and Wearing of Face Masks by Royal Mail Group (RM, PFWW & RMSS) Staff

New Face Covering/Face Mask Rules for Shops, Supermarkets including Post Offices, Royal Mail Group Customer Service Points (CSPs) – Provision and Wearing of Face Masks by Royal Mail Group (RM, PFWW & RMSS) Staff Further to LTB 368/20 this is an update on the changes to the latest government guidance and the ‘mandatory’ face coverings/face […]

Posted: 20th July 2020

Latest Royal Mail Group Coronavirus Covid-19 Guidance/Q&A Document (Version 49)

The link below is for your information Version 49 of the Royal Mail Group Coronavirus Covid-19 Guidance – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers document, issued by Royal Mail Group on Monday 13 July 2020. The Health, Safety & Environment Department continues in dialogue with the Royal Mail Group Safety Health & Environment Team to raise […]

Posted: 20th July 2020

Latest Royal Mail Group Coronavirus Covid-19 Guidance/Q&A Document (Version 48)

I attach for your information Version 48 of the Royal Mail Group Coronavirus Covid-19 Guidance – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers document, issued by the business on Friday 10 July 2020. The Health, Safety & Environment Department continues in dialogue with the Royal Mail Group Safety Health & Environment Team to raise additions and amendments […]

Posted: 15th July 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19: Supporting Members Returning to Work – Royal Mail

The Government(s) have announced the date for the end of shielding will be 31st July 2020 in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland and 16th August 2020 in Wales, therefore further discussions have taken place with Royal Mail. The purpose of the briefing below is to let branches and members know a similar four-step process will […]

Posted: 8th July 2020

A big ‘thank you’ to our reps helping vulnerable members return to work

A big ‘thank you’ to our reps helping vulnerable members return to work Postal, Post Office (PO) July 3 2020 Following government announcements last month on vulnerable workers’ policy, the CWU and Post Office have been working together to ensure that our members in these categories are fully supported as they return to their duties, […]

Posted: 3rd July 2020

CWU T&FS Bulletin – Santander: Returning to work

CWU T&FS Bulletin – Santander: Returning to work 3rd July 2020 TO ALL SANTANDER MEMBERS Dear Colleague We want to update all CWU members on the outcome of meetings that have taken place with the Industrial Relations Team and Senior Leaders in key business areas in Santander UK on vulnerable/shielded colleagues, and colleagues impacted by […]

Posted: 3rd July 2020

Unionline – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Treasury Direction published covering flexible furlough

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Treasury Direction published covering flexible furlough The latest direction modifies the effect of the previous Directions issued on 15 April and 20 May 2020.  HMRC’s extensive guidance has already been published outlining the mechanics of flexible furlough, as summarised in our previous Legal Update. The latest Treasury Direction is split into […]

Posted: 3rd July 2020

Unionline – Flexible furlough HMRC guidance published – 12 June

From 1 July 2020 employers will have the flexibility to bring furloughed employees back into the workplace on a part-time basis and from 1 August 2020 employers will be expected to contribute towards the CJRS on an incremental basis until the scheme closes on 31 October 2020. Some key points to note from the new […]

Posted: 16th June 2020

POST OFFICE: CROWN OFFICE RETURN TO NORMAL OPENING HOURS

POST OFFICE: CROWN OFFICE RETURN TO NORMAL OPENING HOURS Rather than simply let the Post Office announce the move back to traditional opening hours, it was felt we should take joint responsibility and provide the necessary leadership. Consequently, we engaged with the Post Office as result we have been able to significantly influence the outcome. […]

Posted: 16th June 2020