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Nominations for Branch Officer roles

Welcome to the North East Branch of the Communication Workers Union

The Communication Workers Union is the biggest union for the communications industry in the UK with 199,443 members. 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, Openreach, 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.

Latest News

  • Verdict unclear on BT’s new PM approach Telecoms & Financial Services, BTDecember 5 2017 The question as to whether or not BT’s new approach to performance has succeeded in slaying or at least reining in the company’s notoriously resilient performance management demons remains unanswered – despite CWU hopes that the jointly agreed rollout of a
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  • At the Branch AGM in 8th February 2018 it will be election time again. The term will be 2 years all positions are listed below. Positions with current nominations are as follows. Chair – Trevor Davison Vice Chair – John Blevins Secretary – Peter Sharrocks Treasurer – Dave Mitchell Equality Officer – Jean Sharrocks Women’s
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  • Members urged to reject BT pension proposals as formal consultation begins Telecoms & Financial Services, BT, BT Facilities Services LtdNovember 14 2017 BT’s proposals to radically change pension provision across the company have been branded a “slap in the face to loyal employees” by the CWU, which is urging members to deliver an outright rejection
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  • North East Branch, report on a week at Bournemouth’s International Convention Centre, the venue for this year’s CWU Annual Conference 2017: After along week away it is good to get back home to our city region and back into the swing of our daily workloads. Our delegates Trevor Davison, Peter Sharrocks, Jean Sharrocks, Barrie Jenkins,
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  • LTB 634/17 – SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE No: 634/17 20th November 2017 TO: ALL BRANCHES Dear Colleague SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE The issue of sexual harassment in the workplace has been headline news for several weeks and allegations ranging from inappropriate behaviour to rape have been levelled at celebrities and some MPs working in
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