The Communication Workers Union has accused Royal Mail’s court action against a planned strike as a “desperate delaying tactic” and claimed industrial action is “inevitable”, after the High Court ruled the scheduled walkout to be unlawful yesterday. Industrial action over disputed pension reforms was scheduled for 19 October, having been voted for by 89% of CWU members at Royal Mail, with a 73% turnout. Contesting the legality of the strike in light of an agreement signed by both parties in […]
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.
Royal Mail has won a three-year contract with book retailer Waterstones to handle delivery of all online goods.
Royal Mail has admitted that the threat of industrial action and the introduction of size-based parcel pricing led to volumes being flat in the first nine months of the current financial year.