Royal Mail managers are to increase the level of industrial action being taken over a long-running pay dispute.Workers voted to take action when Royal Mail refused to improve on a management pay rise of 1.3%, and the 4,800 managers involved began a ‘work-to-rule’ motion on 4 May. This is to be ramped up to an overtime ban as of 18 May, following unsuccessful talks earlier this week. Unite said that strike action is a possibility if a resolution is not […]
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Royal Mail’s privatisation is complete, after the Department for Business, Skills and Innovation (BIS) said it had sold its remaining 14% stake in the business.
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.