Young Workers


  • It’s time for a CWU industrial Green New Deal
    by April O'Neill on 03/10/2019 at 09:32

    The carrying of Labour’s Green New Deal policy means that the Labour Party is now the most serious and radical party for tackling climate change in the world. The CWU has played a vital and leading role in the Green New Deal campaign to date. This progressive step forward was sparked by the determination of […]

  • This dispute with Royal Mail Group – Through the eyes of a Parcelforce employee, Rep and young worker by Elli Long
    by April O'Neill on 06/09/2019 at 15:21

    The purpose of this blog, as a young Parcelforce rep and employee, was to communicate just how it feels to be in the situation t we now find ourselves in and look at the challenges going forward. Let me begin by saying that in my opinion, we are looking at the defining dispute of our […]

  • IT’S YEAR OF THE YOUNG WORKER!
    by April O'Neill on 16/08/2019 at 09:29

    Many of you may remember that we as young workers kicked off this year with a bang because IT’S YEAR OF THE YOUNG WORKER! Well we’re over half way through the year now and I’ll be completely honest with you, I think as young workers we’ve smashed it and I can’t wait to see all […]

  • Trade Unions in Schools
    by April O'Neill on 12/08/2019 at 13:45

    I recently decided with the full support and help from my branch (Greater Mersey and SW Lancs Amal) l to contact sixth form colleges in the area and ask what is the possibility of us going to them and talking about trade unions. We were overwhelmed really at how quickly they came back and said […]

  • How the Big Society damaged Society
    by April O'Neill on 12/08/2019 at 13:11

    In 2018 the number of murders rose 14%, Robbery went up by 17%, stalking and harassment offences went up 41%, public order offences went up by 24% and overall crimes recorded by police went up by 7% with a total of 5,723,182 offences recorded. Child poverty has been rising since 2011/12. 4.1 million children now […]