postal disruption

More Postal Disruption Ahead

Small Business News – 10th October 2007 Now that postal workers are returning to work after their two 48 hour strikes, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and the Royal Mail have so far failed to break the deadlock on an agreement over pay & conditions. As the postal system slowly deals with the backlog of mail that has built up over 4 days of striking, it seems that there will be further disruption to postal services before the service has the chance to resume normallity. The latest round of strikes are proposing to see different departments walk out with only 24 hours of industrial action each in order to stagger the disruption. The following dates of industrial action are planned, with the starting times of the 24 hour strike periods: 15 October, 18:00 BST Mail sorting offic... »