Openreach Service Delivery Performance

Following the joint CWU and Openreach SD workshop on 7 February 2017, this letter contains a summary of ‘Our Performance in SD’. In July 2016 Openreach SD formally recognised that our approach... Read more »

LTB / BT’s Social Media Policy

BT’s Social Media Policy The purpose of this LTB is to ask Branches to raise awareness amongst members on how the company’s Social Media procedure can be applied to employees, and try... Read more »

Info on forthcoming TUPE of Openreach

FAQs     General ·         ​Why are we moving to Openreach Ltd? As a result of the Digital Communications Review (DCR) with our regulator, Ofcom, BT agreed a set of Commitments that... Read more »

Andy Kerr re-elected as DGS (T&FS)

Members across the CWU’s Telecoms & Financial Services constituency have granted Andy Kerr a third term as deputy general secretary (T&FS). In a postal ballot conducted by independent scrutineer, Electoral Reform Services,... Read more »

‘Intolerable’ Saturday attendance levels tackled

Agreement has been reached with Openreach on a series of new mechanisms and protocols that will reduce the number of Saturdays engineers are being forced to work – bringing the company back... Read more »

Saturday attendance levels intolerable in Openreach

Anger at the level of Saturday attendances that engineers are being forced to work in Openreach spilled over at CWU Annual Conference, with no fewer than three motions on the order pad... Read more »

Our members take part in the march for new deal

After months of planning, the TUC New Deal for Workers demonstration took place on Saturday the 12th May. From 11.00am, thousands of trade union members, including a sizeable CWU contingent, descended onto... Read more »

CWU reassurance on BT jobs

Following the speculation  in the FT this morning that BT could cut 6500 of its workforce, the CWU would like to make the following statement. Commenting on the story, deputy general secretary... Read more »

LTB – BT Pensions Review & Pay

Pay – LTB 162/18 Following the consultation period in January on pensions, the CWU has been in negotiations with BT and those talks have now concluded. The CWU Executive is now able... 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 »