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 »

‘Tell BT No’ – We deserve better

Thousands of CWU members across BT have already vented their fury at company plans to change pension arrangements. With a fortnight to go before an imposed consultation period on unagreed proposals affecting... Read more »

BT Pension Review

BT Pension Review – Reject all the Proposals BT launched a formal 60 day consultation on proposed changes to the company pension scheme on 15th November 2017.   The CWU has not reached agreement... Read more »

LTB – BT Pension Review – BT to Commence Formal Consultation

BT PENSION REVIEW – BT TO COMMENCE FORMAL CONSULTATION BT has issued a communication today advising that a formal “60-day consultation” process will start next week on 15 November. This formal consultation... Read more »