Election of the CWU Deputy General Secretary (Postal) and CWU Deputy General Secretary (Telecoms & Financial Services)

Update – 30th Nov 2023 Martin Walsh has been elected as the Deputy General Secretary (Postal), results below. ELECTION OF DEPUTY GENERAL SECRETARY (POSTAL) 2023CLOSE OF VOTING: FIRST POST ON 30 NOVEMBER... Read more »

Rivus Restructuring, following loss of BT Contract – Update Sept 28th 2023

Over most of the last three months there have been many questions that we have been unable to answer much to your frustration and ours.  Some questions remain unanswered because Rivus and... Read more »

BT Pay Offer 2023 and 2024 – Ballot Result

BT Pay Consultative Ballot Result Detailed below is the outcome of the ballot on the proposed pay agreement as follows: Of the ballot papers dispatched, 61% were returned. As a result of... Read more »

OFCOM Review of the Universal Service Obligation (USO).

CWU STATEMENT ON OFCOM REVIEW OF UNIVERSAL SERVICE OBLIGATION.Ofcom have today (5th September) announced a review and subsequent consultation into the future of the universal service obligation (USO). The OFCOM review can... Read more »

Royal Mail appoints Martin Seidenberg as new chief executive.

After a significant period where the company has been without leadership and direction, the appointment of new Group CEO Martin Seidenberg is cautiously welcomed.  We also await with interest, the forthcoming appointment... Read more »

BT to cut up to 55,000 Jobs

BT’s half-year results announced this morning states that the company wishes to become a leaner company and as a result, the workforce could be reduced by between 40,000 to 55,000 in the... Read more »

Resignation of Royal Mail Group CEO, Simon Thompson.

You would have heard the announcement earlier today that Royal Mail Group CEO Simon Thompson has resigned from his position. The CWU welcomes this development as will our members and representatives. Simon... Read more »

Retiring? Retain Your Membership. You’re Very Welcome to stay in the CWU.

To retain your membership, please contact one of our Branch Officers, details can be found Here. Subscription payments can be made via Direct Debit or direct from your BT pension. More Information about... Read more »

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 »