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2 September 2015
John Vasey, a CWU (postal workers' union) workplace rep at Royal Mail Delivery Office in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, was sacked on 21 August on a charge connected with non-delivery of election material.
5 August 2015
Brief dispatches on the utter hypocrisy of bosses and their politicians.
24 June 2015
Communications regulator Ofcom has announced a "fundamental review" of Royal Mail. This could be the next step in turning the former state postal service, privatised in 2013, into a for-profit business.
10 June 2015
Tory Chancellor George Osborne's sale of the remaining 30% government stake in privatised Royal Mail, is a desperate act to meet his commitment of clearing the budget deficit by 2018-19, writes Rob McArdle, postal worker.
13 May 2015
Thousands of jobs are at risk as TNT/Whistl has suspended its entire UK delivery operation after losing its financial backers, writes Carl Harper, Royal Mail worker and CWU member.
22 April 2015
This year's Communication Workers' Union conference will be the last with Billy Hayes as general secretary following his recent election defeat to Dave Ward
4 February 2015
A Labour Party leaflet, outlining its policies on the NHS, was delivered to many homes by Royal Mail workers in January
28 December 2014
Almost 3,000 City Link workers are facing the New Year dole queue
1 October 2014
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is this month balloting all members on whether to retain its political fund
17 September 2014
The Socialist Party can be described as present and active in Peterborough delivery office. One of our most effective engagement tools is the Socialist, writes Carl Harper, Royal Mail worker.
15 August 2014
CWU members at Royal Mail's Orton Southgate Delivery Office in Peterborough walk out
16 July 2014
A cross-party parliamentary committee has looked into the 2013 privatisation of the 60% of Royal Mail that was then in government hands
28 May 2014
The Labour Party recently sent me an email asking me to rejoin Labour. I sent back this response, writes Carl Harper.
28 May 2014
On the very week Royal Mail reported a 12% rise in operating profits to £671 million, the newly privatised company was complaining about 'market competition' from the likes of TNT
30 April 2014
A strike ballot among workers covered by the National Joint Council for local government will run from 23 May to 23 June
23 April 2014
The most important debate at the forthcoming Communication Workers Union (CWU) conference will be over the privatisation of Royal Mail
26 March 2014
HCA strike: Over 68% of Unite members at the Homes and Communities Agency voted for strike action over the divisive and unfair way that the Agency has chosen to allocate pay
12 February 2014
Postal workers across the country have overwhelmingly voted in favour of two national agreements
15 January 2014
NSSN affiliate: The Probation Officers union Napo has become the eighth national union to affiliate to the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN)
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