BT Fined £6,000 for Dangerous Roadworks Safety Failures After Failure To Set Up Essential Safety Measures

BT Group has been fined £6,000 after Inspectors found their contractors had failed to set up essential safety measures for roadworks. BT pleaded guilty at Rickergate Magistrates’ court in Carlisle, to three offences under the roadworks regulations for failing to have the correct safety measures in place at a work site in High Street, Workington…

Pensioners’ Manifesto 2017 Briefing Paper

Pensioners’ Manifesto 2017 Briefing Paper Introduction Following the surpise announcement that the General Election will be held on 8 June, the NPC has produced a six-point Pensioners’ Manifesto based on existing policies and campaigns. However, we recognise that there are also a number of other issues that are important to older people, and these are…

BT Pay Ballot

BT PAY 2017 – CONSULTATIVE BALLOT Your CWU Executive recommends that you vote ‘YES’ to ’ACCEPT’ BT’s final offer which is fully outlined below. Following protracted negotiations the CWU has secured a final pay offer from BT for all Team Members who are NewGRID grades as follows: * 2.6% consolidated increase from 1st January for…

BT Pay Bulletin 6

CWU RECOMMENDS BT PAY OFFER The CWU negotiating team led by Andy Kerr, Deputy General Secretary (T&FS) are pleased to report to members that a full and final agreement on pay for all NewGRID grades has been reached with BT. The pay review was extremely complex and protracted, partly due to BT making it clear…

OFCOM Digital Communications Review Announcement

Dear Member, You will no doubt be aware following press announcements this morning that BT and Ofcom have reached an agreement, on the future governance of Openreach. The settlement agreement will require Openreach to become a distinct, legally separate business within the BT Group. This will mean CWU members working in Openreach will be transferred…

AGM 2017 – Minutes

MINUTES of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the CENTRAL COUNTIES & THAMES VALLEY BRANCH, Held at THE RIVERSIDE CLUB, HIGH WYCOMBE. On Monday 27th February 2017. Chairperson: M. French There were 23 members in attendance. 1) Chairpersons Opening Remarks. Mark welcomed members to the meeting. Also welcoming Head Office speakers, John Donnelly and Dave Mitchell.…