General Conference Observer Report

COMMUNICATION WORKERS UNION CENTRAL COUNTIES & THAMES VALLEY BRANCH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019 – OBSERVER’S REPORT   GENERAL CONFERENCE Reference Back Motion 97 – Greater London Combined Branch reference back was carried. Motions 1, 2 and 3 These motions were all Health and Health & Safety related. Motion 1 from Greater Mersey and South West Lancs…

LGBT Equality Conference – Report

CWU – LGBT Equality Conference Thursday 7th February 2019. The Liner Hotel, Liverpool Delegates Report. Maria Exell gave a short rendition on the life of Al Crisp, who had recently passed away. She reported on Al’s life in the union and his work as a union activist. She said he had a world wide depth…

BT Hybrid Pension Implementation

Following consultation with the CWU, today BT has launched a major communication exercise detailing the implementation arrangements for the BT Hybrid pension scheme (BTHS). Establishing the BT Hybrid Scheme, which will be a completely new pension in BT, was a major part of the 2018 Pension Agreement and it will come into operation from 1st April…

Special General Conference – ‘REDESIGN’

SPECIAL GENERAL CONFERENCE ‘REDESIGN’ OBSERVER REPORT 3RD / 4TH NOVEMBER 2018 – BOURNEMOUTH   Motions need to read in conjunction with the Special Redesign Conference Booklet – Delivering a Connected Union. Agenda Changes:   Withdrawals; Motion 1 and Motion 2   Withdrawal from Composite; Motion 4 – London Phoenix & Portsmouth & District Postal Motion…

Openreach Performance Conversations

Openreach Performance Conversations  Colleagues Your branch officers have received a number of requests for advice regarding performance conversations particularly within Openreach Service Delivery.  Whilst it is clear that there has been an increased focus on this over recent weeks we do not expect that this will be a return to the environment of aggressive performance…

Openreach Service Delivery Performance

Following the joint CWU and Openreach SD workshop on 7 February 2017, this letter contains a summary of ‘Our Performance in SD’. In July 2016 Openreach SD formally recognised that our approach to performance management in SD was not right. Since that time, working with the CWU, there has been a lot of good progress…

LTB / BT’s Social Media Policy

BT’s Social Media Policy The purpose of this LTB is to ask Branches to raise awareness amongst members on how the company’s Social Media procedure can be applied to employees, and try to prevent as many potential disciplinary cases as possible. Social media is the term used for internet-based tools used on computers, tablets, and…