Royal Mail workers vote overwhelmingly in favour of strikes set to take place this month

Members of the Communication Workers Union will walk out on August 26, 27 and 30

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Royal Mail workers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strikes in a dispute over terms and conditions, the Communication Workers Union announced.

Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) will walk out on August 26, 27 and 30, with some of the action coinciding with strikes by BT, Openreach and Royal Mail employees.

The upcoming strikes will be the fourth round of action by Post Office workers.
The upcoming strikes will be the fourth round of action by Post Office workers.

It will be the fourth round of action by Post Office workers, including those in so-called Crown offices – the larger branches often sited on high streets – and in administration and the supply chain.

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