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19 May 2021
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) announced on 12 May that the threatened industrial action ballot over compulsory redundancies, site closures and attacks on terms and conditions in BT, EE and Openreach will be put on hold until the beginning of June as the employers have invited the union into
21 April 2021
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has announced the intention to hold a ballot for industrial action, the aim being to use a massive 'yes' vote as leverage to defend jobs and worksites across all BT Groups
31 March 2021
Engineers working for BT's Openreach have taken five days of strike action against the imposed regrading of their jobs.
17 March 2021
The Communication Workers' Union (CWU) announced during a Facebook Live event on 10 March, attended by over 7,000 members, that it will shortly hold an industrial action ballot.
16 December 2020
Openreach and EE (now owned by BT) CWU members have retuned a massive 97.9% 'yes' vote on a 74% turnout in a consultative ballot on whether they wish to take industrial action against compulsory redundancies, site closures, reduction of terms and conditions, and a race to the bottom.
30 September 2020
Workers who are employed by BT’s Technology division face 190 compulsory redundancies in the biggest programme of compulsory redundancies ever proposed.
5 August 2020
The site closure programme currently being planned by British Telecom (BT) will have devastating effects on workers in those areas.
17 June 2020
The telecoms executive of the Communication Workers Union (CWU), is recommending a pay increase of 1.5% for 2020
27 November 2019
I was really interested in your article on nationalising broadband.
20 November 2019
Labour's policy announcement to nationalise Openreach and BT broadband infrastructure, and provide free internet for all, has had an impact
1 May 2019
Postal and telecom workers have voted to campaign against attempts to remain in the neoliberal EU at the 2019 conference of the Communication Workers Union (CWU). Delegates also called for the Labour Party to re-commit to public ownership in its constitution.
16 January 2019
Letters to the editors: Do you have something to say? Keresley shooting, debt crash, BT tribunal
4 April 2018
Only the threat of industrial action will force the employer back - as we are seeing in the universities due to the UCU strike
6 December 2017
A 60-day consultation is taking place to make changes to several BT pension schemes
6 September 2017
Pensions are back in the headlines with the news that FTSE 350 companies' pension deficits are equivalent to 70% of their annual profits
30 August 2017
For the second time in nine years BT is seeking to attack the pension benefits of its workers
26 April 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including the CWU conference latest and a London security strike.
22 March 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Health cuts kill; 'Jam' man - white van man; getting rid of 'green crap'; fighting cuts is no 'failure'; feminist film, BT scandal, bosses' Brexit?
8 February 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Roger Bannister's retirement, Sri Lankan strikes and ambulance staff shortages.
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