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    1. August 11, 2015

      Corbyn seeks to reintroduce labour ministry

      Jeremy Corbyn wants to resurrect a ministry of labour to deal with workers’ rights in another challenge to the legacy...

    2. December 9, 2014

      MPs accuse Post Office over ‘fraud’ ordeal of sub-postmasters

      MPs have accused the Post Office of mishandling compensation claims from more than 150 sub-postmasters who believe they...

    1. July 5, 2010

      CWU cancels ballot for BT strike

      BT management hope to avoid a strike over pay after the Communication Workers Union on Monday felt compelled to cancel...

    2. June 9, 2010

      BT's hopes of averting strike receding

      BT's chances of avoiding the first national strike at the telecoms company for 23 years were receding last night after...

    3. June 9, 2010

      BT hits turbulence

      After "Brutish Airways" - the Unite union's jibe against BA - what chance "Brutish Telecom"? In spite of the...

    4. June 8, 2010

      BT’s hopes recede of averting strike

      BT’s chances of avoiding the first national strike at the telecoms company for 23 years were receding on Tuesday night...

    5. May 25, 2010

      Strike threat over Royal Mail plans

      The Communication Workers' Union yesterday threatened industrial action over the part-privatisation of Royal Mail as...

    6. May 24, 2010

      Royal Mail

      Postman Pat is still angry. The crippling effect of the UK mail strike on the British economy last October has not been...

    7. April 28, 2010

      Royal Mail deal ends dispute

      Postal workers have voted by two to one to accept a deal on pay, hours and conditions that includes a three-year wage...

    8. March 30, 2010

      Awkward squad turns awkward

      They became known as the "awkward squad" - a new generation of leftwing union leaders elected between 2000 and 2003 to...

    9. March 29, 2010

      Awkward squad turns awkward

      They became known as the “awkward squad” – a new generation of leftwing union leaders elected between 2000 and 2003 to...

    10. March 9, 2010

      Royal Mail reaches pay deal with its workers

      Royal Mail lifted one of the biggest clouds over its future last night with a deal in which postal workers could...

    11. March 8, 2010

      Royal Mail reaches pay deal with workers

      Royal Mail lifted one of the biggest clouds over its future on Monday with a deal in which postal workers could receive...

    12. November 28, 2009

      Postal workers could strike again in weeks

      LONDON, November 28 - British postal workers could renege on an agreement to suspend strike action until after...

    13. November 7, 2009

      Royal Mail and union put own stamp on deal

      Royal Mail and the postal union offered starkly different interpretations yesterday of the interim agreement that has...

    14. November 6, 2009

      Royal Mail and union put diverse stamp on deal

      Royal Mail and the postal union on Friday offered starkly different interpretations of the interim agreement that has...

    15. November 6, 2009

      Mail strike called off until new year

      Postal strikes were called off last night until at least the new year, bringing relief to businesses and consumers in...

    16. November 5, 2009

      Postal strikes off until new year

      Postal strikes were called off on Thursday night until at least the new year, bringing relief to businesses and...

    17. October 31, 2009

      Postal workers to hold two more strikes

      Postal union leaders have announced all-out strikes for next Friday and Monday even though peace talks with Royal Mail...

    18. October 30, 2009

      More postal strikes called

      Postal union leaders have announced all-out strikes for next Friday and Monday even though peace talks with Royal Mail...

    19. October 29, 2009

      Postal workers to strike after talks fail

      A new round of nationwide postal strikes will go ahead from today after three days of intensive negotiations failed to...

    20. October 28, 2009

      Postal workers to strike after talks fail

      A new round of nationwide postal strikes will go ahead from Thursday after three days of intensive negotiations failed...

    21. October 28, 2009

      Unions near decision on post strike

      Union leaders will decide today whether to press ahead with three more days of national postal strikes starting...

    22. October 27, 2009

      Postal union prepares agency staff challenge

      Union leaders will decide on Wednesday whether to press ahead with three more days of national postal strikes starting...

    23. October 27, 2009

      Royal Mail blames small militant core

      Talks aimed at heading off more national postal strikes will resume today, with the state-owned operator arguing that...

    24. October 22, 2009

      Post union threatens further walk-outs

      The postal union said it would announce further strikes following the two-day national walk-out due to start today, as...

    25. October 20, 2009

      Post union leader hits out at Mandelson

      Lord Mandelson came under intense fire from the main postal union on Wednesday night, after the business secretary...

    26. October 20, 2009

      Mandelson condemns ‘self defeating’ strikes

      Contingency plans are being drawn up by government departments to circumvent threatened postal strikes, Peter Mandelson...

    27. October 18, 2009

      Time to deliver first class Mail

      For the Communication Workers Union to pursue a national Royal Mail strike is like turkeys not only voting for...

    28. October 16, 2009

      Online advice on postal strike

      Business Link, the government-backed business advice service, has developed a website with practical tips and links to...

    29. October 14, 2009

      Royal Mail strike

      A postal strike is closer than a boarding house scrape of butter, but in these times of public sector austerity the...

    30. October 14, 2009

      Royal Mail wary of last-ditch union offer

      Postal workers are threatening national strikes from October 22 unless Royal Mail agrees to a last-ditch deal on jobs,...

    31. October 13, 2009

      Modernisation vital, says operator

      Royal Mail sees new technology and flexible working practices as vital to its future, writes Brian Groom . The...

    32. October 13, 2009

      Royal Mail faces prolonged agony

      Industrial militancy tends to be suppressed by recessions: in the first half of this year, days lost through strikes...

    33. October 13, 2009

      Royal Mail's rivals in demand before strike

      Companies were scrambling yesterday to find alternative operators to deliver their mail as the postal executive of the...

    34. October 13, 2009

      Royal Mail ‘disappointed’ by union offer

      Postal workers are threatening national strikes from October 22 unless Royal Mail agrees to a last-ditch deal on jobs,...

    35. October 10, 2009

      Royal Mail confronts strike threat

      Royal Mail is recruiting hundreds of temporary staff at special sorting centres in an effort to keep services going in...

    36. October 9, 2009

      Royal Mail hires temporary staff

      Royal Mail is recruiting hundreds of temporary staff at special sorting centres in an effort to keep services going in...

    37. September 17, 2009

      Tories say post strike ‘like death wish’

      Postal workers were behaving as if they had a “death wish”, the Conservative party said on Thursday, as 120,000 Royal...

    38. September 16, 2009

      Absent friends

      It was Derek Simpson who uttered the dreaded words "Tory landslide" at this week's TUC conference in Liverpool. The...

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