The Socialist

The Socialist 19 February 2020

Cuts and climate change cause floods

The Socialist issue 1074

Javid's departure foreshadows deeper Tory divisions


Cuts and climate change cause floods


'Roses are red, violets are blue, BP and Shell - we're coming for you'

Socialist Students says democratise the climate strike movement


Coronavirus crisis shakes Chinese regime

Yemen's desperate civil war fuelled by imperialism and regional powers


Couldn't pay, wouldn't pay, didn't pay: the battle to defeat the poll tax


UCU: Striking to fight education cuts and marketisation

CWU: Build for a massive Yes vote in Royal Mail

Unite union executive council elections

Sixth-form strikers stand firm for increased funding

Peterborough food workers picket and protest

Hackney parking wardens strike for 15 an hour

East London anti-academy strikes escalate

Support Clive Walder

London bus rep dismissal update


The Socialist: Ideas to change society

Keep the pressure on to save Royal Glam A&E

Stop Newham Labour's cuts and gentrification

Socialist sellers


Labour Party and trans rights


Brilliant Korean film exposes class inequality

 
 
 
 
 

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CWU: Build for a massive Yes vote in Royal Mail

Vote Yes for strikes, photo Paul Mattsson

Vote Yes for strikes, photo Paul Mattsson   (Click to enlarge)

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is reballoting members in Royal Mail over management bullying and the company reneging on the 'Four Pillars' agreement - which established employment, standard of living and retirement security, and a shorter working week.

Last year the High Court dismissed the appeal by the CWU against the scandalous decision to stop postal workers taking national strike, despite winning its strike ballot with an incredible 97% yes vote on a 76% turnout.

Gary Clark, Socialist Party member and branch secretary of CWU Scotland no.2 branch, says: "To be clear management are out to destroy the power of the CWU and must feel strengthened by the election of the Tory government. And we are clearly in for the fight of our lives.

"We must now get another massive Yes vote and get our members up for the battle ahead."

The CWU is organising gate meetings at Royal Mail depots around the country on 25 February.


In this issue


What we think

Javid's departure foreshadows deeper Tory divisions


Socialist Party news and analysis

Cuts and climate change cause floods


Climate change

'Roses are red, violets are blue, BP and Shell - we're coming for you'

Socialist Students says democratise the climate strike movement


International socialist news and analysis

Coronavirus crisis shakes Chinese regime

Yemen's desperate civil war fuelled by imperialism and regional powers


Socialist history

Couldn't pay, wouldn't pay, didn't pay: the battle to defeat the poll tax


Workplace news and analysis

UCU: Striking to fight education cuts and marketisation

CWU: Build for a massive Yes vote in Royal Mail

Unite union executive council elections

Sixth-form strikers stand firm for increased funding

Peterborough food workers picket and protest

Hackney parking wardens strike for 15 an hour

East London anti-academy strikes escalate

Support Clive Walder

London bus rep dismissal update


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

The Socialist: Ideas to change society

Keep the pressure on to save Royal Glam A&E

Stop Newham Labour's cuts and gentrification

Socialist sellers


Labour Party

Labour Party and trans rights


Readers' opinion

Brilliant Korean film exposes class inequality


 

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