GXO – Latest News – Drivers Transport Retention Bonus (TRB) – Ongoing Dispute.

Further to previous updates and most recently issued TB 167/2023 and 187/2023 you will be aware that the CWU have consistently been raising the issue of the 3 months’ notice for the... Read more »

Bosses confirm 450 more job cuts at VMO2

Every possible way of avoiding compulsory redundancies is being forensically explored at VMO2 following the company’s announcement last Friday of its final round of organisational changes for 2023. Ever since VMO2 revealed... Read more »

CWU wins £5,000-plus increase in earning potential for 154 Flex FND controllers

Nearly two years of determined CWU campaigning has delivered the prospect of four-figure pre-Christmas  pay rises for 154 TMDE2 graded Fibre Network Delivery (FND) controllers following Openreach’s agreement that the work they... Read more »

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

Update – 26th Oct 2023 Karen Rose will become the deputy general secretary of the CWU’s Telecoms & Financial Services Constituency after Andy Kerr retires from the role next April.Karen, from Pontypridd... 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 »

Your Union Needs You and We Need a New Generation of Reps*

JOIN THE CWU TODAY! Non-Member, then, join online here – cwu.org/join-us/(opens in a new tab) Or, simply scan the QR code, on your right, with your phone. Or, call 0800 7317 434... Read more »

CWU Retired Members Conference 2023

This years, 2023, CWU Retired Members Conference will be held on the 26th October 2023 at CWU Headquarters, 150 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1RX . Agenda details can be found Here. Online... Read more »

Action Mesothelioma Day 7th July 2023

Introduction Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer almost always caused by exposure to Asbestos and mainly affects the lining of the lungs (pleural Mesothelioma). More than 2,700 people are diagnosed with Mesothelioma each... Read more »