130,000 postal workers will walk out for 48 hours at the start of all shifts between 12 noon on Thursday 4th October and 12 noon on Saturday 6th October.
There will be a second 48 strike with postal workers walking out on shifts starting between 3am on Monday 8th and 3am Wednesday 10th October .
Industrial action will cover all duties, scheduled attendance and overtime of every postal worker for two 48 hour periods.
CWU leadership is still seeking an agreement with Royal Mail management over pay and changes to the business. Talks have taken place and are likely to continue over the weekend.