COVID 19 Updates

Latest news on Furlough follow this link LTB 110/20 – BT Personnel – Coronavirus (COVID-19) No.  110/2020 Ref: DJ/ML Date: 6 March 2020     TO ALL BRANCHES WITH BT MEMBERS Dear Colleague BT PERSONNEL – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Further to LTB 105/2020, the Union’s BT Personnel Team have been in consultation with the company on
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Coronavirus Updates

LTB 105/20 – BT Personnel – Coronavirus (COVID-9) No. 105/2020 Ref: DJ/ML Date: 5 March 2020   TO ALL BRANCHES WITH BT MEMBERS   Dear Colleague BT PERSONNEL – Coronavirus (COVID-19) The Union has been in discussions with BT during the past week on the Coronavirus outbreak. The general advice from Public Health England is
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CWU anger at ‘provocative’ BT move to attack redundancy terms.

CWU anger at ‘provocative’ BT move to attack redundancy terms Telecoms & Financial Services, BT May 29 2020 The CWU has expressed its shock and dismay at BT’s unilateral move to ‘review’ redundancy and paid leaver terms by serving notice on the 2018 Pension Agreement. That hard-negotiated deal – which led to the establishment of
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Mental Health Awareness Week

Kindness Matters guide Introduction You may recognise the expression “it is better to give than receive”, but did you know this is backed up by research? People who are kind and compassionate see clear benefits to their wellbeing and happiness. They may even live longer. Kindness can also help reduce stress and improve our emotional wellbeing.1,2    We all have so much going on in our lives - including competing strains and stresses – not to mention the current coronavirus pandemic. This can see kindness pushed to one side, in favour of what is urgent or trending now. It can be easy to signal kindness by posting online and following
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Mental Health Awareness Week

LTB 256/20 – Mental Health Awareness Week 18 -24 May 2020 LTB 256/20 15 May 2020   To:  All Branches Dear Colleagues, Mental Health Awareness Week 18 -24 May 2020 What is Mental Health Awareness Week and when does it happen? Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from Monday 18 to
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – updates

Dear Colleagues,   On Friday 10th April, HM Treasury sent out its second set of updates and clarifications to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and we have listed them below; some sections may already appear in the scheme but have been clarified for your attention.   Employees currently on sick leave can be furloughed for
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Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month Health & Safety, Equalities April 2 2020 April has traditionally hosted Stress Awareness Month. Whilst manageable levels of stress can be fairly healthy there is a fine line between being on top of stress management or suffering the ills of excess stress. Life for our members can and normally is fairly complex.
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A message from the General Secretary

A message from the General Secretary Union Matters March 26 2020 The current public health crisis engulfing the country goes much deeper than the spread of a virus. This current pandemic has eaten its way into every part of our daily lives: our jobs, our families and our communities. I know that it is hard
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CWU LIVE

LTB 150/20 – CWU LIVE LTB No: 150/20 24th March 2020   Dear Colleagues, CWU LIVE As part of our overall communications strategy we have today launched a new blog on the CWU website. CWU Live can be found via the link www.cwu.org/live In this blog we will draw together news and views from across
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BT Enterprise

New outrage enflames BT Enterprise compulsory redundancy drama Telecoms & Financial Services, BT March 13 2020   Hot on the heels of a remarkable explosion of workforce anger in Sevenoaks at BT Enterprise’s apparent determination become the first part of BT Group to make compulsory redundancies amongst team member grades, a new bushfire is taking
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