LGBT Conference Report 2017

COMMUNICATION WORKERS UNION LGBT CONFERENCE 21st NOVEMBER 2017 – CITY HALL, BRISTOL   Theresa Clark, LGBT Advisory Committee Chairperson Theresa gave thanks to the Advisory Committee for the diligence and efforts throughout the past year. She wished all the delegates a successful conference and welcomed the two guest speakers Sarah Buckle from Papyrus (Prevention of…

Women’s Conference Report 2017

COMMUNICATION WORKERS UNION WOMENS CONFERENCE 21st NOVEMBER 2017 – CITY HALL, BRISTOL   Linda Roy, National Equality Officer opened the meeting and immediately began speaking on the alleged sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein in the film industry, she added that this type of aggravation has been hidden for many years by loyalty and fear of…

BT Pension Review

BT Pension Review – Reject all the Proposals BT launched a formal 60 day consultation on proposed changes to the company pension scheme on 15th November 2017.   The CWU has not reached agreement on any of the proposals.   BT’s proposals could radically change pension provision across the company with both the BTPS and BTRSS members affected…

LTB – BT Pension Review – BT to Commence Formal Consultation

BT PENSION REVIEW – BT TO COMMENCE FORMAL CONSULTATION BT has issued a communication today advising that a formal “60-day consultation” process will start next week on 15 November. This formal consultation is required before BT can make any significant changes, which are unlikely to take effect before 1st April 2018. The consultation will set…

Black Workers and Disabled Equality Conference Reports

COMMUNICATION WORKERS UNION BLACK WORKERS CONFERENCE 17TH OCTOBER 2017 – CITY HALL, BRISTOL Amarjite Singh, Chairperson opened the meeting and gave apologies for the President, Jane Loftus, who was at a National Executive Meeting. Amarjite also reported on the Refugee problems in Bangladesh, and thanked the SW Region and Branches for their donations. This now…

LTB 527-17 / Trade Dispute with Royal Mail Group

Trade Dispute with Royal Mail Group over Pensions, Royal Mail Pipeline, Shorter Working Week, Legally Binding Agreement and Royal Mail Pay Claim 2017 Please find attached a copy of the declaration of the result for the recent industrial action ballot of CWU members employed by the Royal Mail Group. The current legislation requires the union…