25th September 2009
CWU members in Royal Mail have been taking strike action to defend jobs, terms and conditions, and the future of the UK postal service. To learn more about the dispute, download the LRC flyer ‘Support the Postal Workers’. You can download this briefing sheet to circulate via email or print off to give out at meetings.
On Tuesday 29th September, there will be demonstration at Labour Party conference organised by the CWU. See the events section for more details.
John McDonnell MP, LRC Chair, said:
“We have a duty to support these workers in their fight to keep their jobs and protect our postal service, which is so vital to our communities”.
Check if your MP has signed EDM 428 ‘Royal Mail’, and ask them to sign.
CWU members in London have taken at least 11 days of industrial action. Please consider making a donation to the hardship fund. Please make cheques payable to ‘CWU London Divisional Committee’ and send to: John Denton, London Regional Secretary, CWU Office, 2nd Floor, 33-41 Dallington Street, London, EC1V 0BB.
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The campaign calling on the Government to abandon its plans for privatisation of Royal Mail. The Government has introduced the Postal Services Bill to part-privatise the Royal Mail. With our affiliate union CWU we are fighting to Keep the Post Public! [continue...]
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