Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) will appear in court this morning after the postal operator applied for a High Court injunction to prevent its employees from striking. CWU members voted in favour of industrial action last month after four weeks of negotiations over the long-running pension dispute ended in a stalemate. Royal Mail said that the CWU’s 48-hour walkout, scheduled for 19 October, is illegal. The operator claimed the union hadn’t complied with a legally binding dispute […]
Proposals for an independent Scotland include a promise to renationalise the Royal Mail, examine a fuel duty regulator and streamline government services including Vosa.
Ofcom has provisionally found that Royal Mail breached competition law with the price increases competitor Whistl complained to the regulator about last year.
Royal Mail has made an improved pay offer to its management staff, and is to hold two days of meetings with Unite in a bid to end the ongoing pay dispute.