Overwhelming YES vote in Openreach and BT Group. Full Ballot Results.

Following the announcement of the strike ballot results this afternoon, Thursday 30th June 2022, thousands of BT workers have voted to go on strike for pay. General Secretary, Dave Ward said he... Read more »

Vote ‘YES’ for Industrial Action – A Fair Pay Deal for BT Members. Philip Jansen’s pay last year was 86 times what BT’s average worker got.

First BT Group-wide strike ballot since 1987 begins in earnest, with ballot papers being dispatched today, Wednesday, 15th June, to 40,000 members in BT, Openreach and EE. So according to The Mirror... Read more »

Prepare for the Biggest ‘YES’ Vote for Industrial Action over BT Pay. Watch Here, on YouTube.

Wednesday 15th June – 08:00pm – The BIGGEST Union Meeting ever – on all the CWU social media channels – https://www.facebook.com/TheCommunicationsUnion/ https://twitter.com/CWUnews Following a few questions about the format of the vote,... Read more »

BT Pay Dispute. What Does the CWU and it’s BT and EE Members want and why the BT Pay Ballot must produce a Massive ‘YES’ Vote.

What does the CWU and its BT/Openreach and EE Members want ? The CWU wants a cost of living rise for all. £1500 comes nowhere near the current inflation figures for anyone.... Read more »

BT Pay Review 2022 – CWU Rejects Latest Offer – Conference backs Emergency Motion to call Industrial Action over BT’s action to impose an unagreed Pay Deal.

At the CWU T&FS Conference, the following Emergence Motion (E1, below) was moved by Andy Kerr, seconded by our branch officer, Mick Bagnall, left, and carried by conference. E1. This Conference is... Read more »

Telefonica/VM02 – Successful Pay Ballot Secures Offer of New Talks.

20th May 2022 – The steely resolve of the CWU to ballot for industrial action unless VMO2 improves on a “paltry and insulting” imposed pay settlement that represents significant real-term salary cuts over the... Read more »

Diabetes and work

Diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. There are two main types, Type 1 and Type 2. They’re different conditions, but they’re both serious. It can... Read more »

Branch AGM 2022 Brings Change of Officers.

The Branch AGM took place on Tuesday 29th March 2022, at 19:30.Due to the uncertainty with possible COVID restrictions, the meeting was held online via Zoom. A new generation of Officers have... Read more »

BT Supply Chain TUPE’ed to GXO Group

‘We’ve got your back’ CWU pledge to members after TUPE shock – February 9 2022.Following BT Group’s announcement that it was restructuring its supply chain and procurement operations to modernise and bring... Read more »

‘Our Hours’ campaign triumph as Openreach finally calls time on PTT

“It might have taken us a long time to get to this point – but we’ve got there by sticking together, remaining resolute and not giving up, and it’s vital we never... Read more »