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Right2Change Events

The Right2Change movement, to which the CWU is affiliated, will host two events in the run-up to the upcoming General Election. ... More

ICTU: Huge support for 'fair conditions at work' among political parties of left & centre

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions today (February 4) revealed it had found overwhelming support for its Charter for Fair Conditions at Work among political parties... More

'999' workers ballot for Industrial Action

Union rejects oppressive disciplinary procedures and management at BT/Conduit call service... More

BT/Conduit creates bathroom emergency in 999 service

Bosses in Conduit/BT have introduced a new ‘Toilet Break Policy’ which seeks to police and micro-manage how and when 999 operators go to the bathroom... More

'999' workers to ballot for industrial action

The ‘999’ (Emergency Call Answering Service – ECAS) Branch of the Communications Workers' Union (CWU) will ballot members for industrial action in the national emergency call service operated under contract by BT/Conduit.... More

Right2Water Nationwide Demonstrations, 23rd Jan 2016

The Right2Water movement to which the Communications Workers’ Union, Mandate, UNITE, TEEU, OPATSI and CPSU are all affiliated, have decided to call on all activists to partake in protests in their local constituencies on Saturday, 23rd January 2016.... More

Medical Fund Claims - 2015 Receipts

Please note that all Medical Fund Claims with receipts dated 2015 will be honoured up until Friday 15th January 2016.... More

Closure of Head Office at Christmas

Head Office will be closed from 1:00 p.m. today, Wednesday 23rd December 2015 and will re-open at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, 4th January 2016.... More

UNI Global Union congratulates UGTT on receiving Nobel Peace Prize

UNI Global Union, represented by General Secretary Philip Jennings was present to see Union Générale Tunisienne du Travail (UGTT) receive its share of the Nobel Peace Prize during a glittering ceremony in Oslo.... More

UNI Global Union reaction to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) was signed by 12 countries on 5th October 2015 after a final 5 day long marathon of negotiations in Atlanta (US)... More

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