Uk News The full list of Royal Mail strike dates planned by the CWU in November and December United Kingdom news

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Uk News The full list of Royal Mail strike dates planned by the CWU in November and December United Kingdom news

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Uk News The full list of Royal Mail strike dates planned by the CWU in November and December United Kingdom news
23 November 2022 - 17:30

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Strikes involving Royal Mail workers are continuing this week as part of a long-running dispute over jobs, pay and conditions.Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have held a series of walkouts in recent weeks, which Royal Mail said had cost £100 million.The industrial action is continuing into December, with significant disruption expected – here’s the full list of planned strike dates.When are Royal Mail strikes planned?The next Royal Mail strike is being held across 48 hours from Thursday 24 November to Friday 24 November, coinciding with Black Friday, one of the year’s busiest shopping dates.This week’s walkouts coincide with action from university lecturers represented by the University and College Union (UCU), and teachers in Scotland who are members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS), forming one of the most significant strikes of year.The initial walkout is followed by a separate two-day strike from Wednesday 30 November to Thursday 1 December.A series of further strikes have also been planned by the CWU later in December, with the following dates affected:Friday 9 DecemberSunday 11 DecemberWednesday 14 DecemberThursday 15 DecemberFriday 23 DecemberSaturday 24 DecemberA 48-hour Royal Mail strike is being held this week (Photo: Reuters)Why are Royal Mail workers striking?On the eve of the next round of strikes, Royal Mail said it has its “best and final offer” amid at resolving the dispute with CWU workers.The company said that its revised offer includes “extensive improvements” that have been made during the negotiations with the CWU, including an enhanced pay deal of up to 9 per cent over 18 months.Simon Thompson, Royal Mail’s chief executive, said it was “our best and final offer”, adding: “Talks have lasted for seven months and we have made numerous improvements and two pay offers.”More from ConsumerWho will get the second cost of living payment this week as roll out for tax credits begins22 November, 2022When people on tax credits are set to get the second cost of living payment of £324 this week21 November, 2022Fake deals, cynical shoppers and warehouse chaos: The rise and fall of Black Friday in the UK19 November, 2022CWU general secretary Dave Ward said: “We are disappointed that instead of reaching a compromise to avoid major disruption, Royal Mail have chosen to pursue such an aggressive strategy.

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.”“Make no mistake about it, British postal workers are facing an Armageddon moment. We urge every member of the public to stand with their postie, and back them like never before.”How is post affected on Royal Mail strike dates?Despite “well-developed contingency plans”, Royal Mail has acknowledged that these “cannot fully replace the daily efforts of its frontline workforce,” with significant disruption on strike dates.The most significant effect is that Royal Mail will not be delivering any letters or parcels on these days, except those sent special delivery.Royal Mail promises to “prioritise the delivery of Covid test kits and medical prescriptions wherever possible” when strikes are taking place, alongside other Tracked24 parcels.The majority of Post Offices are expected to be open on the dates walkouts are talking place, although a small number will be affected by the CWU action.But any items posted in postboxes or Post Offices the day before, during or following strike dates are likely to be subject to delays.Royal Mail, which has a full, in-depth list of FAQs which you can find here, advises its customers to:Post items as early as possible in advance of the strike dates Continue to post items at post boxes or Post Offices, but be aware collections will be less frequent on days when strike action is taking placePostal deliveries – and collections from businesses, Post Offices and post boxes – should resume the day after each strike takes place.

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