Tolpuddle Festival 2019 kicks off today with the main event on Sunday. Come along and join the Trade Union movement in celebrating the birthplace of Trade Unions.
The arrogance, incompetence and outright disregard shown to workers by this mob is an outright disgrace
135th Durham miners gala is underway and the CWU are ready
Happy Birthday, boss.
Closure at last on BTPS indexation saga. Read full story here...📰 https://www.cwu.org/news/closure-at-last-on-btps-indexation-saga/
We’ve launched a fundraiser for CWU member Kelly Mary Fauvrelle and her unborn baby Riley who were viciously murdered in Croydon. This fund will raise money for the funeral and knife crime charities. Please give if you can https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/kellymary
Close tabs are being kept on an unfolding redundancy situation in BT Fleet that stems from the loss of a contract with Network Rail https://www.cwu.org/news/bt-terms-secured-as-fleet-tupe-triggers-redundancies/
Need somewhere to sleep for the #DurhamMinersGala? Book official Gala camping now, just a short walk from the celebrations. Places available for Friday 12 and Saturday 13 July. Proceeds to help fund the Gala. For more info and to book, go to: http://www.friendsofdurhamminersgala.org/camping
Dog Awareness Week 2019 Monday 8th July – Saturday 13th July https://www.cwu.org/news/dog-attacks-remain-a-major-concern-dave-joyce1/
Take advantage of special discounts through CWU Member Benefits with this Great British shirt maker: https://www.cwumemberbenefits.co.uk/b_sh_JermynStreetShirts/?utm_campaign=PS10598&utm_medium=C&utm_source=client
CWU member Kelly Mary Fauvrelle, was the pregnant victim viciously murdered in Croydon at the weekend. So tragic. So hurtful. Enough is enough. We call for an immediate reversal on all police cuts. The government and Mayor must act Rest in peace, Kelly 🙏🏻 My statement:
The union is devastated to learn that one of our members Kelly Mary Fauvrelle, was the pregnant victim murdered in Croydon. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kelly’s family. We will make a further statement later today.
Tonight @Stormzy made history by being the first black solo British headliner at Glastonbury. The performance was political, iconic and the ballet was beautifully powerful. It won't just go down in Glastonbury history - it'll go down in our country's cultural history. #Glasto2019
Whole CWU family rallies round for Chris ❤️ https://www.cwu.org/news/whole-cwu-family-rallies-round-for-chris/
BTFS transferees in CBRE have given their overwhelming endorsement to the first pay deal the CWU has brokered with their new employer. https://www.cwu.org/news/overwhelming-support-for-cbre-pay-deal/
.@AndyFurey_CWU “commitments on Post Offices are a positive - but it isn’t enough” https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7181433/Lifeline-3-000-rural-post-offices-Minister-vows-continue-50million-annual-subsidy.html
The BT Hybrid Pension Scheme (BTHS) has been open since April. Those eligible have only 99 days to decide whether or not to join - 🎧 to the the latest Podcast with National Officer Nigel Cotgrove and incoming Chair of the T&FSE Karen Rose for more info https://www.cwu.org/btpodcast/
Yesterday we had a first as we live recorded a podcast with @DaveWardGS and @midlandregion at the Midland Regional Conference. We covered workplace issues, politics, the future of the Union and more Give it a listen 🎧 https://soundcloud.com/the-cwu/the-u-word-midland-regional-conference-special
Just recorded our first ‘live audience’ podcast in Birmingham! 🎤 Great participation from the floor. Variety of questions on bullying, Brexit, Labour leadership + empowering women. Link to follow 📻 @DaveWardGS now speaking to members at the CWU Midlands Regional Conference.
National CWU representatives have made substantial progress this month with senior Royal Mail management in addressing annual leave problems #TheCWU https://www.cwu.org/news/union-pressure-brings-progress-on-annual-leave/
If you missed our Young Workers Forum last week, you can read an overview of the day here: https://yw.cwu.org/news/young-workers-standing-up-and-making-a-difference/
Driven to attend the Justice 4 Grenfell Demo in London today. Not many things have caused me to have such an emotional response as this unnecessary and completely avoidable loss of life.
Very proud to announce that our newly elected NEC member for retired workers has called for a boycott of any plans to enforce payment for #TVLicence for the over 75s. Brian has made it clear he will face the consequences - this union and @DaveWardGS stands with him #SwitchedOff
Have a listen from 10:55:00 to hear @HughGaffneyMP talking about Post Office services at the Scottish Affairs Committee today: https://www.parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/80bafc8c-f3f7-4c1a-a17b-b5e94deb8239
My friend Dave Ward general secretary of @CWUnews addresses the Bakers Union #BFAWU19 with a powerful, barn storming speech “We can’t just wait for political change we have to work out how the movement is going to do it.” Change is coming! @Ronniebfawu @IanBFAWU @DaveWardGS
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