1% pay for NHS staff is an utter disgrace. And I’m sick of people playing along as if Sunak is the good guy. - Eat out to help out infecting thousands - 80% furlough but 100% bills - left 3m self employed with nothing It’s time to take these people on.
If you aren't able to attend what promises to be a great virtual quiz, please support CWU Scottish Region Young Workers by donating to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/srywc-breastcancer 💜
Coffee tastes better when it comes with a spoonful of solidarity.
In our final article of a series supporting Disability Week, we delve into the details of the disability employment and pay gap. We ask the reasons behind the gap, and what we can collectively do to bring fairness to everyone at work. Full article here: https://www.cwu.org/news/cwu-equality-month-pay-gap
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📣 A further five days of strike action have been announced in Openreach. We continue to support our small but fiercely loyal group of members who commerced their second stint of industrial action today. #CWUandProud https://www.cwu.org/news/five-more-strike-days-announced-in-openreach/
What does the term ‘hidden disability’ really mean? Scottish Regional learning lead Mel Gorrie asks this question and tackles some assumptions in the third of a series of articles for our Equality Month. https://www.cwu.org/news/cwu-equality-month-what-does-the-term-hidden-disability-really-mean/
Thank you Emma
🎙️ Important info for members who joined Royal Mail before 2012 – Find out more on how to access the Royal Mail Statutory Pension Scheme (RMSPS) on new Podcast with Andy Furey, CWU National Officer, as he chats with Alan Pickering, Chair of the scheme. https://soundcloud.com/the-cwu/royal-mail-statutory-pension-scheme
Our RPE members in Openreach commence a further 3 days of strike action today. It is vital the whole unions stands with them in this fight. Please watch and share this video from National Officer Davie Bowman
A reminder that the first webinar of our equality month and disability week will be taking place tomorrow at 6.30pm. Our panel will be discussing Reasonable Adjustments & PPE. We'd love for you to join us if you're interested. Registration details 👉 https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JzUC7tkPSP2VJsxlbinawg
Great article from @shahedezaydi for @novaramedia on our campaign to save Mount Pleasant Mail Centre nursery from closure. Please give it a share https://novaramedia.com/2021/03/01/royal-mail-wants-to-close-its-workers-nursery-during-the-pandemic/
Cant wait to have my say at the pre budget rally tonight. The recovery must begin with a new deal for working people.
CWU says ‘it's an absolute disgrace’ the management at the Manchester warehouse ‘failed to protect’ key workers https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/b/covid-rips-through-dhl-depot-after-bosses-failed-to-enforce-safety-regulations-union-charges
Over 4 million people of working age in the UK have hearing loss. Almost three-quarters of them feel their employment opportunities are limited due to their hearing loss. SW Regional Disability Lead Lee-Starr Elliott writes on deafness in the workplace: https://www.cwu.org/news/cwu-equality-month-deafness-at-work-and-in-the-union/
Join us this Thursday at 6.30pm for the first in a series of webinars for Equality Month as we discuss Reasonable Adjustments & PPE. Register in advance for this webinar here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JzUC7tkPSP2VJsxlbinawg We hope to see you there! 🔄
🎙🎙 We have launched a series of podcasts with our National Officers on the Count Me In campaign. Here, Dave Jukes explains why it is so vital for BT Group Team members to support their union. Please listen and share #CountMeIn https://soundcloud.com/the-cwu/davejukes-cmi
Register for the TUC Rally tonight as the CWU call for a New Deal for Workers in the UK https://tuccampaigns.typeform.com/to/y9PhHKA3 https://www.pscp.tv/w/cwzH1Dk0NzAwNTV8MWdxeHZvYmJZdmVLQsdE6t8IGi8qe7OSpA-RMzPzVCV-kfjv5v2miBg2nM8Q
We enter CWU Equality Month with an initial focus on the fight for fairness for people with disabilities. Our own NEC lead representative, Mark Anthony Bastiani, writes about the impact of Covid-19 on CWU members with a disability. https://www.cwu.org/news/march-is-cwu-equality-month/
I’m looking forward to speaking at the TUC #WorkersBudget event tomorrow night at 7:30pm It’s time for the whole movement to come together and deliver a new deal for workers. You can sign up to watch the event here https://tuccampaigns.typeform.com/to/y9PhHKA3
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The @CWUnews Jane Loftus introducing the final session of ‘Fighting for antiracist workplaces’ watch on Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/StandUTR/videos/4070024323031031/ & YouTube https://youtu.be/IQJQwzkNCdo #WorldAgainstRacism
Almost 1000 people are registered for today’s ‘Fighting for antiracist workplaces’ @The_TUC @AntiRacismDay online event - register now 👉🏿 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fighting-for-anti-racist-workplaces-stand-up-to-racism-tuc-conference-tickets-132110840079 #WorldAgainstRacism #BlackLivesMatter