BT Pay – Final Agreement will be put to Membership.

28th November 2022 – As a result of discussions with the company over the last few weeks, the union have reached a final agreement to settle our dispute.  We are making preparations... Read more »

Labour’s New Deal for Working People.

“The Conservatives are failing working people: incomes and living standards are falling as bills skyrocket amidst a cost-of-living crisis. Now, they’ve also crashed the economy leaving working people with higher prices and... Read more »

Steely determination and undented resolve as BT Group strike hits day eight.

Yet another rock-solid display of workforce fury across BT and Openreach is underlining the folly of senior management’s presumption that battle fatigue and financial pressures would sap the will of employees to... Read more »

Milton Keynes Peoples Assembly Rally – Saturday 29th October 2022 and National Demonstration, Saturday 5th November in London.

The Cost-of-Living Crisis is having a horrifying impact on people’s lives, with millions being driven into poverty and many into total destitution. After a mini budget that sent the pound tumbling and interest... Read more »

Media Coverage in Response to Latest BT Action – 7th October

Dave Ward on Sky – Twitter Dave Ward on Sky – Facebook Dave Ward on GB News – Twitter Dave Ward on GB News – Facebook Joyce Stevenson on Good Morning Britain... Read more »

Union gives notice of next round of strike action. Update 4th Oct 2022.

Further Updates for BT / Openreach Members. BBC News Story with regard to latest Action – A message from DGS (T&FS) Andy Kerr on the BT and Openreach dispute.  Facebook Link... Read more »

VIRGIN MEDIA O2 – Members vote in favour of acceptance – Pay 2022/2023 & Cost of Living Allowance.

5th October 2022 – We are pleased to announce that CWU members have voted by 85.7% in favour to accept the offer detailed below. The company has been advised of the results... Read more »

BT Group Strike Action – 30th/31st August again sees strong support.

Both days were well supported in our area, with the second day being a joint action day – “Wednesday was an historic day for the CWU – the first time we’ve ever... Read more »

Chic McGlynn. 1955 – 2022. Funeral Arrangements

It is with great sadness that the Branch wishes to inform its members of the death of our ex Branch Secretary, Chic McGlynn. Chic had been unwell for several years and passed... Read more »

BT Group Industrial Action, Notice served for Second Round of Strike. Updated 26th August 2022

Around 40,000 BT Group workers will hold their second two-day strike against real-term pay cuts on Tuesday August 30 and Wednesday August 31 following management’s failure to take up the union’s offer... Read more »