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 pay review. The discussions have been particularly complex this year due to a backdrop of difficult financial problems that BT have shared with…

Backcare Awareness Week

This week, 3rd-8th October, is Backcare Awareness Week. Many of us have suffered from this condition at one point or another. Indeed according to the Office for National Statistics over 30 million working days were lost because of it last year. Here are 10 tips to help prevent and ease the problem along with a…

Dog Offenders to get Harsher Sentences

The Sentencing Council has published new guidelines for how Magistrates and Crown Court Judges should sentence people convicted of dangerous dog act offences. The announcement is confirmation that another objective of the Union’s “Bite-Back” Campaign has been fully achieved. The announcement in effect means that dog owners who allow their dogs to bite Postal and…