Unofficial action at Royal Mail continues

Despite official strikes being called off, wildcat strikes and other disputes continue in the postal service.

Post strike announcement due today

Billy Hayes

Postal workers are waiting to hear today if they'll be asked to vote on a deal between the CWU and Royal Mail, ten days after it was agreed.

Postal dispute: High court blocks Monday's official action

The High Court has blocked official strike action by postal workers on Monday and Tuesday.

More wildcats at Royal Mail

Macclesfield postal workers on official strike earlier this year

Wildcat postal strikes have sprung up around the UK at the end of an official 48-hour Royal Mail walkout.

Postal workers begin two 48-hour strikes

Pickets at Ardwick, Manchester, June 2007

Royal Mail workers have started the first of two 48-hour walkouts over pay and conditions since the suspension of strike action for talks in August.

CWU announces further strikes

Postal workers listen to a talk during their recent strike action

The CWU yesterday has declared that there will be two 48 hour strikes at the beginning of October. Below is the official statement, reproduced for reference.

Royal Mail: Stockport wildcat strikers return to work whilst national talks extended until Sunday

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Several hundred workers at Stockport Mail Centre returned to work today having walked out unofficially on Friday. Meanwhile national talks between the CWU leadership and Royal Mail have been extended until Sunday.

UK: Workers at Royal Mail contractors Romec strike

Following an overwhelming 12 to 1 yes vote for industrial action, engineers and admin workers are Romec are due to strike today over a sub-inflation pay offer.

Comments on the recent summer postal strike - by a striker, 2007

A postman looks at recent developments and future implications in the recently suspended strike.

UK: Post Office strikes continue

Workers at Crown Post Offices struck yesterday and on Friday, and are due to strike again tomorrow to stop plans to outsource services to WH Smiths.