CWU reassurance on BT jobs

Following the speculation  in the FT this morning that BT could cut 6500 of its workforce, the CWU would like to make the following statement. Commenting on the story, deputy general secretary telecoms & financial services, Andy Kerr said: “The CWU have recently secured a victory in the recent pension discussions with BT, as the…

LTB – BT Pensions Review & Pay

Pay – LTB 162/18 Following the consultation period in January on pensions, the CWU has been in negotiations with BT and those talks have now concluded. The CWU Executive is now able to recommend a revised proposal which constitutes a legally binding agreement between CWU and BT and also includes a two year pay agreement.…

‘Tell BT No’ – We deserve better

Thousands of CWU members across BT have already vented their fury at company plans to change pension arrangements. With a fortnight to go before an imposed consultation period on unagreed proposals affecting the entire workforce draws to a close, the union is urging those who have not already responded to ‘Tell BT No’ without delay.…

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…