Tags: Privatisation

Royal Mail strike ballot planned over privatisation

Postal workers’ leaders have decided to hold a national strike ballot if no agreement is made over jobs, pensions and other issues linked to the Government’s controversial plans to privatise the Royal Mail. Around 500 Communication Workers Union (CWU) representatives voted unanimously to press ahead with a strike ballot of 115,000 Royal Mail workers, no…

Home Office strike announced for eve of Olympics

The Public and Commercial Services Union announced today that its Members across the Home Office will strike on Thursday 26 July – the day before the start of the Olympic Games. It’s part of a long-running dispute over job cuts, pay and privatisation and the action includes staff across the Home Office, including the UK…