Royal Mail expressed its disappointment today after members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) unanimously voted in favour of holding a national strike ballot this year. In a CWU forum meeting this morning (1 August), around 500 reps voted to hold a strike ballot no later than September, unless the union and the postal operator can come to an agreement over job security and service. A CWU members briefing said that despite taking legal advice not to hold a boycott […]
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.
Royal Mail has been fined £50m by Ofcom for a “serious” breach of competition law, in which it abused its dominant market position and deliberately targeted final mile delivery competitor Whistl.
Union Unite has announced a fresh week-long strike at five Argos distribution centres in its latest protest over the retailer’s ongoing supply chain transformation programme.