The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has pledged to take its fight to the courtroom after Royal Mail applied for a High Court injunction to prevent postal workers taking strike action later this month. Royal Mail said the CWU had failed to follow a legally binding dispute resolution procedure, making any strike action by its members illegal. It is an escalation in a long-running dispute over Royal Mail’s proposed new pension scheme and pay rates. It follows a CWU announcement last […]
Menzies Distribution is “optimistic” that strike action by 300 of its employees over pay and bank holiday working rules can be avoided.
Whistl has become the first company to secure a postal contract with the Government of Northern Ireland which will see it process 20m items of mail a year.
The post and parcels industry has said the impending Royal Mail strike could force customers to rethink their delivery options as rival operators prepare for disruption to their final-mile deliveries.