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

Jeremy Corbyn Hits Out Tories Smearing Of Juniour Doctors

Jeremy Corbyn today hit out at the “appalling” treatment of the striking NHS England workers, including attempts to “smear them in the press”, which he says has led directly to the decision to take industrial action today. He added that “everybody in Britain” is “grateful for the hard work” junior doctors carry out. Shadow Health […]

Posted: 1st January 2016

Trade Union Bill House of Lords Debate Results In Second Reading Passed

Whilst the media misinforms the general public about just what the Trade Union Bill is all about, merely reporting that it is to regulate strike ballots, anyone listening or watching the House of Lords 2nd reading debate which started yesterday afternoon (11th January 2016) around 3:10pm and went on until after 11 pm; would have […]

Posted: 1st January 2016

Trade Union Bill ‘Attack On Ordinary People’, Says CWU General Secretary

CWU general secretary, Dave Ward, today attacked the Government’s attempt to rob people of their basic workplace rights, and called on it to scrap the Trade Union Bill. Dave was speaking as the Bill was debated at its second reading in the House of Lords. The Trade Bill Union Bill attempts to restrict union activities […]

Posted: 1st January 2016

CWU Campaigns Against The Trade Union Bill

The CWU is campaigning against the undemocratic and unnecessary Trade Union Bill, and  will be announcing a range of events and activities in the coming weeks where we will be calling for the support of our Branches and Members. Today, the Trade Union Bill will be debated in the House of Lords. Please take the […]

Posted: 1st January 2016