EE – Welcome Progress on Homeworking

20th April 2020 – Welcome Progress on Homeworking Since the outbreak of Covid 19 the CWU has been pressing EE to introduce widespread homeworking for customer facing staff. We welcome the fact that... Read more »

O2 Shop Closures – Staff Information

Telefonica / o2 – Coronavirus Following the decision on Monday 23rd March, by the Business to close all company stores and the information that followed from the government, we would like to... Read more »

PPE and Social Distancing – CWU Online Support – All Members

PPE Equipment in vans Rivus have reported that some vehicles (may not actually be any of ours) are being dropped off for either a service/MOT/accident damage etc, and the driver has left... Read more »

BT Personnel – Free sanitary products for female workers whilst attending work.

LTB 106/20 – BT Personnel – Motion 72, Annual Conference 2019 The Union’s Personnel Team has been pursuing with the company the terms of Motion 72 carried at Annual Conference 2019:“This conference... Read more »

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 »