BT Pay Bulletin No.1

The CWU negotiating team, led by Andy Kerr, Deputy General Secretary, met with BT yesterday to open talks on this year’s annual pay review for all NewGrid Team Member grades in advance... Read more »

Young delegates fired up to have their voice heard

Delegates to this year’s National Youth Education Event were fired up as never before for a weekend of learning and debate following the re-election of Jeremy Corbyn to bolster the upcoming battles... Read more »

Disability Conference 2016

Head of equality Linda Roy welcomed delegates to the disability conference in Leicester last month by questioning the government and their “severe cuts” to welfare and disability benefits. Describing the impact on... Read more »

Black Workers Conference 2016

The fall out of the EU Referendum campaign and subsequent Brexit dominated the agenda at the Black Workers’ Conference in Leicester on Tuesday. With no less than six motions debated on the... Read more »

LTB – Serious Safety Warning To All CWU Member Drivers

Dear Colleagues,   Serious Injuries Accident – Keighley: On the 9th August this year a Keighley Delivery Office Postman and CWU member received serious injuries when his van collided with a ‘Swing... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

BT Safety Fines Top 1.3 Million Pounds In Five Months

Dear Colleagues, Following Crown Court trials in Teeside and London earlier this year, BT have been fined again for safety offences – this time £51,000 plus £2,166.83p costs and a £120 victim... Read more »

OFCOM Digital Communications Review – A CWU Perspective

OFCOM DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS REVIEW – A CWU PERSPECTIVE Dear Member, I am writing to up-date you on the Ofcom Digital Communications Review (DCR).  The details of the review are extremely complex, and... Read more »

Openreach: SD NO&TV Saturday Attendance

Openreach have approached the CWU in order to begin discussions on possible changes to the number of Saturdays members work in a 12 month period. The changes are principally being sought as... Read more »


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