Bosses walk all over deal as union leaders dither.
After months of residents complaining about letters going undelivered for days or even weeks, and workers leaking photos of frames full of undelivered mail, the regulator Ofcom has declared a review of the Universal Service Obligation. The USO is a legal obligation, held by Royal Mail, dictating quality of service requirements. For instance, 93% of […]
CWU bureaucracy wins on rotten deal, but struggle won't end.
Rotten agreement will not provide job security and will weaken union.
By a CWU Rep The CWU leadership argues that if we had continued to strike Royal Mail would have gone bankrupt. The Tories would have taken it over, handed the parcel operation to the company’s international holding company IDS (until last year Royal Mail Group) and slashed the USO, losing tens of thousands of jobs. […]
Royal Mail bulletin for 9 June
The CWU leadership are running scared of their own members. Workers Power argues for a rank and file movement
No more delay, restore the strikes.
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Rank and file workers should use the campaign to get organised.
Renationalisation is CWU policy -- let's fight for it
WHEN THE CWU postal union finally released the text of its deal with Royal Mail after months of negotiations, it immediately became clear union leaders had conceded to most of Royal Mail’s demands. The members’ response was overwhelmingly negative. Even as the union’s media team was uploading video after video trying to spin the deal […]
Workers need a rank-and-file movement to take control of the dispute to stop a bad deal
Workers need to organise against any sell-out of the dispute.
Postal workers have done it again. Forced to reballot by the Tory anti-union laws after six months of strikes and lost pay, they smashed it, with a remarkable 95.9% vote for action on a 77.3% turnout, nearly as high as the previous record ballots. Even after 18 days of strike action last year and lost […]
By Pete Thompson WORKERS IN Royal Mail and Parcelforce took 18 days of strike action last year against bosses’ plans to hold down pay and rip up terms and conditions in a union-busting campaign to transform the company on the model of its gig-economy parcel courier competitors. Strike action was enough to see some significant […]
A new introduction to our pamphlet on the 2007 Postal Strike.
We must escalate to all out.
Editorial December-January 2022/23, No. 399
Royal Mail has suspended at least 100 CWU reps.
Royal Mail bulletin for 9 December 2022