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 […]
Drivers have launched a campaign for trade union recognition at Eddie Stobart’s Carlisle, Lillyhall and Penrith depots in Cumbria.
Talks between DVSA management and Prospect and Public and Commercial Services (PCS) unions at arbitration service ACAS appear to be bearing fruit. Both unions have pledged to suspend all industrial action for the duration of the talks, with DVSA promising not to take disciplinary action against staff who refuse to follow work practices that are in dispute.
Ofcom has provisionally found that Royal Mail breached competition law with the price increases competitor Whistl complained to the regulator about last year.