TUC raises hopes of end to post strike as parties agree to talks

Author: By Andrew Johnson The Trades Union Congress (TUC) said yesterday it had invited the Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) to th…

Poll shows public supports strikers in postal dispute

Author: By Andrew Grice, Political editor As the Royal Mail admitted that 30 million letters had been delayed by the two-day strike which ended last n…

Mandelson denies orchestrating postal strike

Author: By Rod Minchin, PA The Business Secretary described CWU’s accusations as “complete stuff of nonsense from beginning to end”….

Second postal strike ‘solidly supported’

Author: By Alan Jones, PA The Communication Workers Union said picket lines were mounted outside mail offices across the country, adding that strikers…

Postal strike begins ? and there’s more to come

Author: By Chris Green and Andrew Grice, Political Editor The Communication Workers Union (CWU) confirmed it would stage three further days of industr…

Union boasts solid support for national mail strike

Author: By Alan Jones, Press Association The Communication Workers Union stepped up its attack on Business Secretary Lord Mandelson over his role in a…

Mail pickets say they have no choice

Author: Press Association And some hit out at business secretary Lord Mandelson, accusing him of having a “vendetta” against union members…

Post union consider legal action over temporary staff

Author: By Alan Jones, Press Association The company said it was hiring twice as many temporary workers as normal to deal with the effects of the stri…

Royal Mail will hire 30,000 extra workers to beat strike

Author: By Brian Brady and Jane Merrick Union leaders reacted with fury yesterday after it emerged that the Royal Mail was planning to take on double …

Postal union names national strike dates

</p>About 42,000 mail centre staff and drivers will walk out next Thursday for 24 hours, followed by another 24-hour stoppage on Friday by 78,00…