Royal Mail has settled its long-running dispute with members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU). A joint statement issued today said: “We are pleased to announce that the negotiators have finalised the details of a proposed agreement covering the matters under discussion which include pensions, pay, the shorter working week, culture and operational changes. “The proposed agreement will now be considered by the CWU’s postal executive committee next week. A further announcement with the details of the final agreement will […]
Ofcom has announced a “fundamental review” into the regulation of Royal Mail, after the withdrawal of Whistl’s final mile delivery service left it without a major competitor in the postal market.
Whistl CEO Nick Wells has blamed Royal Mail for the demise of its final-mile delivery service last month, claiming the company “screwed” Whistl with “differential pricing and some changes to zonal arrangements”.
Unite has criticised Royal Mail for refusing to up a proposed pay increase, despite reporting a £608m profit in its latest results.