18 Articles by:

Dave Ward

Dave Ward is general secretary of the Communication Workers Union.

Posties Before Profit

Last month, postal workers offered to provide an emergency service to keep the country running during coronavirus. Rather than support them, Royal Mail refused to even listen to concerns over their safety.

Key Workers Need PPE

If key workers are expected to keep our economy going during the coronavirus crisis, the least they deserve is proper protection – now is the time for the government to act.

We Need Our Posties

Coronavirus reminds us all how crucial it is to have a social fabric that supports communities, particularly those who are vulnerable. That’s why Britain’s posties are fighting to stop Royal Mail from destroying the universal service.

The Battle at Royal Mail

The CWU’s #WeRiseAgain campaign against the ‘uberisation’ of postal services is shaping up to be one of the most important industrial battles of the decade.

Make the Post Public Again

Five years on from privatisation, it’s time to take postal services back into public hands — and revolutionise their relationship to workers and communities.