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. CWU members voted in favour of industrial action last month after four weeks of negotiations over the long-running pension dispute ended in a stalemate. Royal Mail said that the CWU’s 48-hour walkout, scheduled for 19 October, is illegal. The operator claimed the union hadn’t complied with a legally binding dispute […]
Royal Mail is increasing prices for some of its mail contracts to help offset the impact of the decline in mail volumes and generate cost savings.
TNT Post said it will work with Royal Mail to ensure that final mile deliveries continue, following a vote which saw the majority of union members at Royal Mail support a boycott of competitors’ mail and packet deliveries.