Punished for being sick? – The Bradford Factor

Punished for being sick? Q. What is the Bradford Factor? It is a formula that many companies (including B.T.) are using to manage what they see as excessive sick absences. The way... Read more »

LTB / Stay Safe in the Sun, Get To Know Your Skin

  This is a PDF copy of the award winning Joint Royal Mail/CWU/IOSH “Stay Safe In The Sun” Leaflet/Poster, first issued as a pocket z-card in 2015 and 2016. This year for... Read more »

LTB / BT Waste Management in Facility Services

BT Waste Management in Facility Services The CWU has recently been given a presentation by BT Facility Services regarding some serious issues that have arisen as result of an audit of a... Read more »

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... Read more »

RoSPA Top Safety Award for CWU National Health and Safety Officer

Communication Workers Union National Health, Safety and Environment Officer Dave Joyce has been recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) with the Society’s prestigious top award for individuals... Read more »

LTB – DFS fined £1m Following Worker’s Neck and Head Injuries

No. 113/2017 27 February 2017 Our Ref: EX5/17 DFS fined £1m Following Worker’s Neck and Head Injuries – Warning to All Large National Employers Such as Royal Mail, BT, Capita, POL etc... Read more »

LTB – Seven Health Checks For Men

1. BOWEL CANCER WHY? The third most prevalent cancer in men, with more than18,000 new cases each year. SYMPTOMS: Blood or mucous in your stools, changes in bowel habits (diarrhoea, constipation or... Read more »

BT Pay Bulletin No.3

CWU reject BT formal offer in pay talks  The CWU negotiating team led by Andy Kerr, Deputy General Secretary (T&FS) has held a series of meetings to discuss the 2017 NewGRID grades... Read more »

LTB / Drivers Using Mobile Phones will Receive Six Penalty Points and a £200 Fine

Drivers Using Mobile Phones while Driving will Receive Six Penalty Points and a £200 Fine from March 1 As Penalties Double in Government Road Safety Clamp Down & Police Launch National Campaign Dear... Read more »

LTB – Movember Campaign (Highlighting Men’s Health Issues)

About The Movember Foundation and Campaign   The aim of the ‘Movember Foundation’ is simply ‘Stopping men dying too young’. Their mission statement says that “Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face... Read more »