Dave Bushrod. 1940 – 2023.

It is with great sadness that the branch wishes to inform its members of the sudden death of one of our ex Branch Officers, Dave Bushrod. Dave passed away at the end... Read more »

BT Pay Consultative Ballot Result.

The outcome of the BT Pay Ballot is below: Of the ballot papers dispatched, 73% were returned. The fully consolidated and pensionable settlement, which ends six months of industrial unrest in BT... Read more »

BT Pay – Final agreement will be put to the members via electronic ballot.

28th November 2022 – As a result of discussions with the company over the last few weeks, the union have reached a final agreement to settle the BT dispute.  The CWU Executive... Read more »

Steely determination and undented resolve as BT Group strike hits day eight.

Yet another rock-solid display of workforce fury across BT and Openreach is underlining the folly of senior management’s presumption that battle fatigue and financial pressures would sap the will of employees to... Read more »

Media Coverage in Response to Latest BT Action – 7th October

Dave Ward on Sky – Twitter https://twitter.com/cwunews/status/1577924225775685634?s=46&t=leG0Lj5OpwUZtVn5xhggVw Dave Ward on Sky – Facebook https://fb.watch/f_w-5qGXjC/ Dave Ward on GB News – Twitter https://twitter.com/cwunews/status/1577932934442631169?s=46&t=wc-xVIZMeOXFiBpRikncUg Dave Ward on GB News – Facebook https://fb.watch/f_xipJvyDf/ Joyce Stevenson on Good Morning Britain... Read more »

Union gives notice of next round of strike action. Update 4th Oct 2022.

Further Updates for BT / Openreach Members. BBC News Story with regard to latest Action – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-62989363 A message from DGS (T&FS) Andy Kerr on the BT and Openreach dispute.  Facebook Link... Read more »

VIRGIN MEDIA O2 – Members vote in favour of acceptance – Pay 2022/2023 & Cost of Living Allowance.

5th October 2022 – We are pleased to announce that CWU members have voted by 85.7% in favour to accept the offer detailed below. The company has been advised of the results... Read more »

BT Group Strike Action – 30th/31st August again sees strong support.

Both days were well supported in our area, with the second day being a joint action day – “Wednesday was an historic day for the CWU – the first time we’ve ever... Read more »

Chic McGlynn. 1955 – 2022. Funeral Arrangements

It is with great sadness that the Branch wishes to inform its members of the death of our ex Branch Secretary, Chic McGlynn. Chic had been unwell for several years and passed... Read more »

BT Group Industrial Action, Notice served for Second Round of Strike. Updated 26th August 2022

Around 40,000 BT Group workers will hold their second two-day strike against real-term pay cuts on Tuesday August 30 and Wednesday August 31 following management’s failure to take up the union’s offer... Read more »