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From The Socialist newspaper, 6 January 2022
Invergordon posties mutiny
Royal Mail managers intimidation post privatisation CWU, photo Paul Mattsson (Click to enlarge)
As we go to press, Communication Workers Union (CWU) members in the Royal Mail delivery office in Invergordon, north of Inverness have walked out. This is in support of a temporary worker who has had his contract terminated, outside of the agreed industrial relations framework.
The CWU nationally flagged up the possibility of a flash point over this issue just before Christmas, forcing Royal Mail management back on a UK-wide basis. However, the local bosses have continued the attack, forcing the posties' action. CWU members are determined to get the worker reinstated. This action shows that posties will continue to fight to defend their agreements.
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In The Socialist 6 January 2022:
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NHS Covid staff crisis
Blair knighted for services to the rich and powerful
Tory test shortage failure
More fares misery for passengers - renationalise the railways
Schools: union action needed for Covid safety
Capitalism in crisis
Britain in 2022: Build a coordinated working-class fightback
Strike threat forces Tesco to improve pay offer
West Mids metalworkers strike over pay
Sheffield JustEat couriers escalate dispute
Scunny scaffs enter twelfth week of strike action
S. Yorks Stagecoach workers start indefinite strike
Invergordon posties mutiny
Chile's working class delivers a landslide vote against ultra-right Kast
New unionism - when mass workers' action changed Britain
TUSC appeals for widest possible anti-austerity socialist unity for May elections
Coventry: Private profits from hospital parking
Fighting Fund - 162% of target, £162,000 raised
Trinity Centre: Shameful eviction by Newham council
Obituary: Kate Jones - 1953-2021
The Socialist 6 January 2022 |
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