pay 2007

Liverpool museum staff on fourth day of strikes

250 staff at six Liverpool museums staged their fourth one-day strike in three months today.

Postal dispute: High court blocks Monday's official action

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

Agency staff: Don't scab on your fellow workers! - Pracownicy agencji: Nie bądźcie łamistrajkami!

A bilingual English-Polish leaflet produced to counter Royal Mail using casual labour against the 2007 national postal strike. As text in English and Polish and a bilingual pdf laid-out for printing as a double-sided A5 leaflet.

Post strike wildcats spread

Wildcat strikes at Royal Mail have spread across London and the rest of the UK this week.

Royal Mail battle plans leaked

Royal Mail boss Adam Crozier when he was boss at the FA, and failed dismally at it

As wildcats erupt across the UK, the royalmailchat.co.uk forum has obtained a copy of Royal Mail's battle plans for the current negotiations with the CWU.

Unions angry at below inflation pay offer

PCS General Secretary, Mark Serwotka

The government is to hold down public-sector pay increases to about 2% over the next three years, provoking the fury of trade unions, which have already been threatening a "winter of discontent" unless the government relaxes pay norms in the next round of negotiations.

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.

Civil servants begin ballot for strike action

Members of PCS working across the civil and public service have begun voting in a ballot for further national civil service strike action in an escalation of the union's campaign against job cuts, below inflation pay and privatisation.

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.