CWU Retired Members Conference 2023

This years, 2023, CWU Retired Members Conference will be held on the 26th October 2023 at CWU Headquarters, 150 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1RX . Agenda details can be found Here. Online... Read more »

Rivus Restructuring, following loss of BT Contract.

The CWU is now in a position to give a clearer picture as to how the Rivus restructuring will effect members.  The CWU held a members briefing over Zoom on Monday 18th and... Read more »

BT Pay Offer 2023 and 2024 – Ballot Result

BT Pay Consultative Ballot Result Detailed below is the outcome of the ballot on the proposed pay agreement as follows: Of the ballot papers dispatched, 61% were returned. As a result of... Read more »

OFCOM Review of the Universal Service Obligation (USO).

CWU STATEMENT ON OFCOM REVIEW OF UNIVERSAL SERVICE OBLIGATION.Ofcom have today (5th September) announced a review and subsequent consultation into the future of the universal service obligation (USO). The OFCOM review can... Read more »

Royal Mail appoints Martin Seidenberg as new chief executive.

After a significant period where the company has been without leadership and direction, the appointment of new Group CEO Martin Seidenberg is cautiously welcomed.  We also await with interest, the forthcoming appointment... Read more »

Action Mesothelioma Day 7th July 2023

Introduction Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer almost always caused by exposure to Asbestos and mainly affects the lining of the lungs (pleural Mesothelioma). More than 2,700 people are diagnosed with Mesothelioma each... Read more »

BT to cut up to 55,000 Jobs

BT’s half-year results announced this morning states that the company wishes to become a leaner company and as a result, the workforce could be reduced by between 40,000 to 55,000 in the... Read more »

Resignation of Royal Mail Group CEO, Simon Thompson.

You would have heard the announcement earlier today that Royal Mail Group CEO Simon Thompson has resigned from his position. The CWU welcomes this development as will our members and representatives. Simon... Read more »

National Young Workers Education Event, 9-11 June 2023, Glasgow.

Branches are invited to send delegates to this year’s National Young Workers Education Event which will take place over the weekend of Friday 9th June through to Sunday 11th June in Glasgow.... Read more »

Recognition deal at GXO.

A comprehensive new recognition agreement has been finalised with logistics giant GXO covering all of the former Supply Chain warehousing and transport operations that were outsourced by BT in May. Crucially, the... Read more »