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This is what the CWUHA union charity does

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Our Hours campaign online petition launched

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Crucial safeguards secured in disputed Fleet sale

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

  • Devil’s in the detail of Our Hours robbery! Telecoms & Financial Services July 18 2019Mounting evidence of the extent to which an ever-growing percentage of Openreach field service engineers are being forced to give hours of their time for free every week has prompted the union to issue urgent advice on ways to minimise the loss. Frustration at
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  • New Deal for Workers   The fight for a New Deal for Britain’s Workers has been a central theme of the CWU’s wider campaigning work and is a fighting response to the growing casualisation of the nation’s workforce. Our General Secretary Dave Ward has won support from both the TUC and the Labour Party for
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  • LTB 393/19 – TRADE UNION ACT – POLITICAL FUND NOTICE IN RELATION TO MEMBERS WHO JOINED THE CWU ON OR AFTER 1ST MARCH 2018 No. 393/19 26th June 2019  TO:  ALL BRANCHES     Dear Colleague, TRADE UNION ACT – POLITICAL FUND NOTICE IN RELATION TO MEMBERS WHO JOINED THE CWU ON OR AFTER 1ST MARCH 2018
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  • LTB 388/19 – BT CONSUMER: ATTENDANCE PATTERNS No. 388/2019 Ref: NC/lm Date: 25 June 2019 TO ALL BRANCHES WITH MEMBERS IN BT   Dear Colleague, BT CONSUMER: ATTENDANCE PATTERNS The CWU has been pressing BT to improve attendance patterns for three years and was recently the subject of a major debate at CWU Conference.  I
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  • LTB 390/19 – TUC Pride Campaign – CWU Support No. 390/2019 26th June 2019 TO: ALL BRANCHES   Dear Colleagues, TUC Pride Campaign – CWU Support Last year, the TUC and affiliates ran a joint campaign to encourage more young LGBT+ people to join a union. A number of unions have asked the TUC to put
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