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Organ Donation Saves Lives – Campaign to Increase Numbers Signing the Organ Donor Register and to Increase Blood Donor Numbers:


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CWU response to Ofcom recommendation on separation of BT and Openreach


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Would you like to do a CWUHA convoy to Eastern Europe


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CWUHA volunteers with the second-hand ambulance the charity is sending to Syria


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CWU Youth at event in Newcastle


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Welcome to the North East Branch of the Communication Workers Union

The union’s first duty and responsibility is to protect and promote the interests of its members in the workplace. Reflecting a model democratic structure, every CWU member belongs to one of the union’s branches.

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is the biggest union for the communications industry in the UK with 250,000 members. It was formed in January 1995 when the Union of Communication Workers joined forces with the National Communications Union, we represent members in postal, telecom, mobile, administrative and financial companies including Royal Mail Group, UK Mail and BT, Telefonica O2, Virgin Media, EE and Santander, as well as outsourcing company Capita. Our members’ expertise includes engineering, computing, clerical, mechanical, driving, retail, financial, call centre and manual skills.

The CWU’s Statement of Values aims:

  • to provide first class collective and individual representation for all CWU members;
  • to achieve security of employment for all members;
  • to offer individual membership services of the highest quality;
  • to expand trade union membership throughout the communications industry;
  • to promote, by industrial and political means, the success of the industries in which our members work
  • to campaign against all forms of discrimination
  • to further these objectives by promoting the influence of the union throughout the national and international community

Latest News

  • All BT employees Do you know you can ask for your 1:1, or any meeting you have with your manager, to be recorded. Via the “meet me system” This is a function whereby your manager rings into a service which makes an audio recording of the meeting. You get a copy emailed to you and
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  • 16 August 2016 LTB485/16 Beating Bowel Cancer – The Five Warning Signs: No. 485/2016 16 August 2016 Our Ref: P23/16 Beating Bowel Cancer – The Five Warning Signs: To: All Branches Dear Colleagues, Looking into the toilet bowl after you’ve been is not the most pleasant of experiences, but knowledge of your poo habits might
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  • 16 August 2016 Organ Donation Saves Lives – Campaign to Increase Numbers Signing the Organ Donor Register and to Increase Blood Donor Numbers: No. 484/2016 16 August 2016 Our Ref: C1/16 Organ Donation Saves Lives – Campaign to Increase Numbers Signing the Organ Donor Register and to Increase Blood Donor Numbers: To: All Branches Dear
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  • CWU response to Ofcom recommendation on separation of BT and Openreach Responding to communications regulator Ofcom’s recommendations for the legal separation of Openreach from BT Group, the Communication Workers Union raises concerns about job security, terms and conditions and pension protection for staff across the group.   Andy Kerr, CWU deputy general secretary, said: “Ofcom’s
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  • Dismay at BT job losses in Blackburn CWU is “dismayed” at the decision of telecoms giant BT to relocate work from Blackburn to Accrington affecting 100 call centre staff with half of those involved at risk of redundancy. The telecoms company announced on Wednesday 3 August that it was carrying out a reorganisation of work
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