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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.

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  • No let up in #ENGAME tour against BTFS outsourcing Telecoms & Financial Services December 7 2018A third week of heavy duty CWU campaigning against BT ‘s plans to outsource its Facilities Services division has just drawn to a close – underlining the CWU’s determination to expose the folly of a move that has sent shivers
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