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Royal Mail Fleet Agreement

Royal Mail Fleet Agreement

A revised offer has been received from Royal Mail Fleet which the Postal Executive is recommending for acceptance in an individual member ballot of RM Motor Transport Grade members. A video explaining the offer in full can be viewed here.

Handbrake Safety & Avoiding Vehicle Roll Away Accidents

Handbrake Safety & Avoiding Vehicle Roll Away Accidents

Following the continued problem of Royal Mail vehicles rolling away, with a worrying number over recent months, the attached Safety (SHE) Alert has been produced by the Royal Mail Safety Health & Environment (SHE) Team for immediate communication to all drivers in all offices.

Attendance Agreement Contact Strategy

Attendance Agreement Contact Strategy

We have been challenging the business to ensure the Attendance Agreement is applied correctly. There have been particular concerns about misuse of the contact strategy, which has included use of unagreed contact letters.

Alcohol & Drugs & Morning After Effect

Alcohol & Drugs & Morning After Effect

The Department for Transport (DfT) statistics show that ‘morning after’ drink driving offences now account for 20% of all drink-driving offences. The figures suggest that the basic warnings concerning drink-driving aren’t always being heeded. People think that going to bed is the same as pressing a reset button but it’s […]

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CWU Equality Conferences 2019

CWU Equality Conferences 2019

The following dates and venues have now been agreed by the NEC for the Equality Conferences on January/February: Black Workers Conference – 23rd January 2019 – Birmingham & District Branch Office Disability Conference – 24th January 2019 – Birmingham & District Branch Office Women’s Conference – 6th February 2019 – […]

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R.I.P. to Southend CWU Legend Mick Pottinger

R.I.P. to Southend CWU Legend Mick Pottinger

Today we say goodbye to the legend Mick Pottinger, one of the biggest influences on me in my life. Mick you were the ‘Union’ at Southend, well respected, a real friend and a true gent. R.I.P – John Hunt, CWU Essex Branch Secretary

Shorter Working Week Introduction in DO’s

Shorter Working Week Introduction in DO’s

contained within the 2018 Guiding Principles Agreement is reference to the reduction of the working week by one hour from October 2018, which for Delivery units was contained within both Sections 15.3 and 16.1.1. In order to ensure that the one hour reduction is introduced in Delivery Units we have […]

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Royal Mail’s Financial Results 2017/18

Royal Mail’s Financial Results 2017/18

On 17th May Royal Mail published its financial results for the year ending 25th March 2018. Overall the results showed that our members have again helped to deliver another solid performance against a difficult commercial backdrop. Group revenue is now over £10 billion for the first time, while adjusted operating […]

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