CWU Youth Activist Blazes A Trail As Newly Elected North West Regional Chair

The youth of today are often given a hard time in the media, and even more so when they are Trade Union members. Yet, the CWU has always encouraged it’s young members to be as active as possible within the Union and indeed why CWU Youth was born. It is therefore with pride that the […]

Posted: 1st January 2016

North West CWU Regional Conference Supports TUC Campaign Against TU Bill

The Communications Workers Union North West Region Annual Conference took place last week during the TUC’s campaign against the Trade Union Bill currently going through the House of Lords. All across the NW Region proud CWU members employed by Royal Mail Group demonstrated their solidarity for the TUC’s campaign against the Bill by gathering at […]

Posted: 1st January 2016

North West Regional Secretary’s Annual Report 2015 Published

Following what has been a very busy year, CWU’s North West Regional Chair, Carl Webb; has published his ‘end of year’ report! The full report is downloadable via the link at the end of this brief article or by clicking on the pic below. Suffice to see, readers will no doubt give this report of […]

Posted: 1st January 2016

Shocking Increase In Race Hate Crimes On Britain’s Railways

RMT responds to new figures showing massive increase in race hate crimes on Britain’s transport services and demands end to staff cuts. RMT demands an end to staff cuts as shocking new figures show that race hate crime levels on British transport services have increased by 36% since 2011‎ with even bigger increases in specific […]

Posted: 1st January 2016

CWU And Proud CWU North West Region Campaign Programme

  Rochdale Do   – NW No1 Heywood Do  – NW No1 Ormskirk DO – Greater Mersey Bootle DO – Greater Mersey Wallasey DO – Greater Mersey Parcelforce, Huyton – Greater Mersey BT Lancaster House, Liverpool  – Greater Mersey and Mersey Branches BT Call Centre Warrington – Mersey Branch Warrington MC  Carlisle MC  – North Lancs […]

Posted: 1st January 2016

Retired CWU Members Called To Join Campaign Against The Trade Union Bill

General Secretary Dave Ward called on retired members to come out onto the streets for the week of action in February against the pernicious Trade Union Bill. Addressing the Union’s Retired Members conference held in Manchester last month, Dave highlighted the vote thresholds, which in some public sector cases could mean a union having to […]

Posted: 1st January 2016

Crown Post Offices Being Privatised In Outsourcing Cull Of Services

Shock plans to outsource nearly 100 Crown Post Offices have been strongly criticised by the CWU, who have accused management and the Government of “blatant privatisation.”  This morning, the company announced they are seeking “franchise partners” within the retail sector for 39 Crown offices over the next few months, with around a further 50 earmarked […]

Posted: 1st January 2016

Opposition To The Trade Union Bill In The Lords Debate

Yesterday’s House Of Lords debate on the Trade Union Bill lasted some 8 hours, with a vast number of speakers opposing the Bill. Some interesting analysis of the affects of the Bill, most of which are intended according to those opposing it; became evident in the debate. If you want clarification of what the Bill […]

Posted: 1st January 2016