• Strike Blog / Ieuan Davies CWU South Wales
    by Hayley Moffat on 02/11/2022 at 12:50

    I was born just after the last major strike with BT and most of the country it seems. Alongside, many other people my age, we have never experienced industrial action to fight for our rights. It’s all been pretty cushty up until now. Times have been mellow over the last 3 decades for BT working

  • Black History Month
    by Hayley Moffat on 18/10/2022 at 08:45

    Hi my name is Quincy, I am a Union Rep for Communication Workers Union {CWU}. I have been rep with my union for 6 years. It has been an amazing experience and truly rewarding to make a positive change to people lives. In my six years journey with the union, I have worked my way

  • Hot Strike Summer 2022 – Enough is Enough!
    by Hayley Moffat on 23/08/2022 at 10:43

    It is important that working class people understand the history of the trade union movement and the politics that underpin their industrial experience on the shopfloor. Tory governments, big bosses and managers rely on workers not knowing their working rights and their strength in numbers. Unfortunately, due to the class-based education system in the United

  • UNI Europa Youth Conference 2022 – Gdansk – #Backtoourfuture
    by April O'Neill on 01/07/2022 at 09:30

    This summer the CWU National Young Workers Committee sent two delegates to the UNI Europa Youth Conference in Gdansk Poland. 64 participants attended, representing 33 trade unions, from 17 countries, with a 43% quota of women. The conference was the first since the pandemic, with many issues to discuss that disproportionately affect young workers that

  • Young Trade Unionists’ May Day Brigade 2022
    by April O'Neill on 01/07/2022 at 09:28

    This Spring, I was fortunate enough to be elected to represent the CWU National Young Worker Committee at the May Day Parade in Cuba. 33 young trade unionists, from 7 different British and Irish trade unions, travelled to Havana with the Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC) to participate in the workers parade on May 1st. The