Andy Burnham to join keep jobs in Bury campaign – Press Release

Andy Burnham to join keep jobs in Bury campaign – Press Release Andy Burnham will be visiting Bury contact centre tomorrow morning (Friday 11th June) to support a campaign by Communication Workers Union (CWU) members to keep jobs in Bury. The Greater Manchester Mayor will be joining local trade unionists and residents opposed to the […]

Posted: 10th June 2021

Bury Labour Councillors Vote To Support The CWU Campaign To Keep Tesco Mobile In Bury

Bury Labour Councillors Vote To Support The CWU Campaign To Keep Tesco Mobile In Bury The campaign to Keep Capita Tesco Mobile jobs in Bury received unanimous support from Bury Labour Councillors this week with the carriage of a motion calling on Capita and Tesco mobile to reconsider their decision to close their operation in […]

Posted: 10th June 2021

Positive meeting with Virgin Media O2 joint venture boss eases immediate anxieties

Early meeting with top boss as Virgin Media O2 joint venture launches Friday 4th June 2021 The first meeting between the CWU and the newly formed telecoms giant that has come about as a result of the effective merger of Virgin Media Ltd and Telefónica UK has gone some way to ease immediate anxieties as to what […]

Posted: 7th June 2021

Fighting to Keep Capita Tesco Mobile Jobs in Bury

Don’t betray loyal Bury staff, Capita told Friday 4th June 2021 Intensive pressure is mounting on Capita to deliver genuine options for loyal employees in Bury following last week’s shock announcement that their call centre is earmarked for closure in September. Last Friday, a hastily convened CWU protest took place outside the former Telefonica O2 […]

Posted: 7th June 2021

ANDY BURNHAM BACKS CWU’s CALL TO KEEP JOBS IN BURY

CWU Press Release 27/04/2021 For Immediate Release Andy Burnham and Bury council leader Eamonn O’Brien have both backed the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU)’s call for Capita to reverse its decision to close down its Contact Centre in Bury, Greater Manchester. The Capita Contact Centre, which serves as a call centre for Tesco Mobile, has existed […]

Posted: 27th May 2021

NW Region Commemorating International Workers Memorial Day 2021

International Workers Memorial Day 2021  #IMWD2021 International Workers Memorial Day took place on Wednesday 28th April 2021.  This is an important day in the Trade Union calendar. It is always a poignant event, but in the year dominated by Covid, the significance has been magnified by the increased passing of ordinary working people, many of […]

Posted: 30th April 2021

Talks resume with Openreach as RPEs notch up 15 days of strike action

Talks resume with Openreach as RPEs notch up 15 days of strike action Telecoms & Financial Services, Openreach April 23 2021 A solid week of industrial action is today (Friday) drawing to a close in Openreach, with the CWU’s small but fiercely loyal membership of repayment project engineers (RPEs) more determined than ever to maintain their […]

Posted: 24th April 2021

BACK BT WORKERS – WRITE TO YOUR MP

Our colleagues in BT are fighting for their jobs as we move towards an industrial action ballot. We have developed a simple tool for emailing your local MPs to support them. It would be fantastic to see our postal reps and members backing this campaign. Please click this link and within a minute or so you […]

Posted: 4th April 2021

2021 CWU North West Women of Today events – Recordings

If you missed any of  the 2021 CWU NW ‘Women of Today’ you can watch them by clicking on the links below: CWU NW WoT event – Mon 1.3.21 – YouTube A chance to hear from Peace Activist Professor Erinma Bell MBE who has had extensive experience with gun and gang crime. Erinma is the […]

Posted: 9th March 2021

Women of Today Events 2021 – Book Your Place Now!

The CWU Northwest Regional Women’s Lead and Equality Committee are running a number of live online events celebrating Women of Today and we would like to invite you to join us. To register email cwunwreg@gmail.com Monday 1st March, 6pm to 7pm  – Women in our communities A chance to hear from Peace Activist Professor Erinma […]

Posted: 17th February 2021