Royal Mail Strike?

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just received an Email regarding an order i made online and im the email it said 'There may be a slight delay in receiving your product as Royal Mail workers will be striking over the next five days, causing a disruption to postal deliveries'

When is this happening??

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From today.

Only in a few sorting offices though.

Think they're all around london.

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t0mm;5958387

From today.Only in a few sorting offices though.Think they're all around … From today.Only in a few sorting offices though.Think they're all around london.



ah okay, thankyou :thumbsup:

Banned

rep him then don´t be tight

said in email......Over next 5 days...????

90% of staff wil still be working

MarzBarz;5958542

90% of staff wil still be working



2 workers, thats ok then

Not just London, striking in London, Coventry, Birmingham and Essex, then:

"Tomorrow the strike will shift to four other locations, including Edinburgh, and on Aug. 10, when the business week begins, workers at three other sites will strike. Workers at Stoke on Trent will take “continuous strike action” on Aug. 11, the union said yesterday in a statement"

My local postmaster told me that stoke on trent are permanently on strike, any excuse and they will walk out, strange it always happens when its a sunny day and weekend planned:)

bloomberg.com/app…IlU:roll:

clondikemike;5958776

Not just London, striking in London, Coventry, Birmingham and Essex, … Not just London, striking in London, Coventry, Birmingham and Essex, then:"Tomorrow the strike will shift to four other locations, including Edinburgh, and on Aug. 10, when the business week begins, workers at three other sites will strike. Workers at Stoke on Trent will take “continuous strike action” on Aug. 11, the union said yesterday in a statement"My local postmaster told me that stoke on trent are permanently on strike, any excuse and they will walk out, strange it always happens when its a sunny day and weekend planned:)http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601085&sid=arB0rF87zIlU:roll:



Tell me about it :x The posties in Stoke use any excuse.

Doesn't really bother me since I'm never expecting post (other than LoveFilm) but they're always petitioning about something in Hanley on a Saturday.

dontasciime;5958619

2 workers, thats ok then



nope thats just one im off sick :thumbsup:

easilyconfused;5960303

nope thats just one im off sick :thumbsup:



G-W-S

dontasciime;5958619

2 workers, thats ok then



dontasciime;5960341

G-W-S



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Get well soon

dontasciime;5960428

Get well soon



thank you but i only sort the crap stuff so im better off on sick lol besides my manager has to do our job when we strike and thats interesting only time there hands get dirty

easilyconfused;5960450

thank you but i only sort the crap stuff so im better off on sick lol … thank you but i only sort the crap stuff so im better off on sick lol besides my manager has to do our job when we strike and thats interesting only time there hands get dirty



I wasn't saying it to get my parcel quicker. I was just a little concerned :lol

They should be glad they have got a decent job and stop moaning

From the horses mouth

Service Information for customers Service Summary for customers: 7th … Service Information for customers Service Summary for customers: 7th August The majority of Royal Mail’s national and international mail network is currently operating normally. Today the CWU is taking industrial action in Peterborough and London, which will affect some mail delivery and collection services in some parts of Peterborough and most parts of London today. The CWU has also notified Royal Mail they intend to take a further 24 hours of industrial action in London on Wednesday 12th August. More information for customers in London and the South East can be found on the South East Regional Pages. On Saturday 8th August, industrial action is planned in parts of Edinburgh, Irvine and Bristol and on Monday 10th August in parts of Edinburgh, Ipswich, Kings Lynn and a small number of Scottish mail units. Please use the links at the bottom of the page to access more information about your services if you’re a customer in one of these areas. All other mail services will operate normally during the next week across Royal Mail’s national and international mail network. Royal Mail remains really disappointed the CWU is still taking industrial action in some parts of London and we’re very sorry for the further disruption to mail services and inconvenience we know this causes customers.

From what I've heard, it's just the drivers that are going on strike. I think last time they did a strike it was just for two hours for each shift through the day, so it effectively cuts 8 working hours out of the day, not the full 24 that the company functions. So, it shouldn't be too bad a delay for us all.

I really wish the CWU would stop being such a bunch of idiots. It's simple enough - keep pulling strikes, and people stop relying on the Royal Mail. This means less money to pay the wages and less work to go round, and that means that there's no need to keep so many mail centres open, and lots of redundancies. They just don't seem to be capable of thinking beyond the immediate result. I bet they're crap at chess, too.
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