Royal Mail: Vote Yes and escalate the action to win!
“A strike is not just for Christmas”, read defiant placards across the hundreds of Communication Workers Union (CWU) “Vote Yes” gate meetings in Royal Mail delivery offices, which have been taking place over January.
Derry Royal Mail staff provide example for all workers
Workers generally should follow the example of the Royal Mail staff in Derry. We have a legal right to refuse to work in unsafe conditions, without penalisation. However, in order to make that right a reality, we need the power of collective organisation.
CWU: Resist Rico! Don’t let the bosses smash the union!
Below is a leaflet text produced by Socialist Alternative (ISA in England, Wales & Scotland). Socialist Alternative is…
Royal Mail workers fighting back
Royal Mail was privatised in 2013. The initial public offering went for a paltry £1.98 billion for the country’s postal services. This was a bung to the financial speculators by Vince Cable, the then Business Secretary in the Tory-Lib Dem government. On the first day of trading, share prices jumped 38%, making a tidy sum for the financial speculators.
Posties vote yes – where now for postal workers?
Postal workers across the country have overwhelmingly voted in favour of two national agreements, the ‘agenda for growth,…
Royal Mail agreement: 4 year no strike deal
The CWU Postal Executive will be recommending an acceptance of December’s proposed agreement with Royal Mail. Although the…
CWU Royal Mail agreement: Defend our right to strike!
By a CWU member, Coventry, Postal The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has announced it has reached a “landmark…
Royal Mail – NOT FOR SALE!
By Paddy Meehan, CWU activist (personal capacity) The Tory/Lib-Dem government has wasted no time in moving to privatise…