CWU rejects Royal Mail pay offer


 

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has rejected Royal Mail’s pay rise offer, labelling it as a “sweetener to swallow some very bitter pills”. The post and parcel giant proposed an 8.6% pay rise over three years for around 125,000 staff yesterday, but the union said the offer did not meet its terms of an above-inflation pay rise. In a recent CWU ballot of 112,000 Royal Mail staff, 99% of the turnout voted for a pay rise ahead of its privatisation […]