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 […]
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union have made “significant progress” in avoiding stike action at the recently privatised business.
Royal Mail is to open 10 temporary parcel sorting sites between now and Christmas to sort a significant amount of its peak volumes.