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Covid-19 – questions to the CWU

During the COVID-19 outbreak, the CWU want to be sure that any fears about: Your attendance during the period.Social distancing,Personal Protective Equipment.Unessential work. are addressed.

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BT Passport System

A BT Passport is a simple word document which can be completed by any BT employee who feels their circumstances could have an impact on

Retired Members

Becoming a Retired Member is easy and beneficial, and all for a fraction of the cost. If you are a current member of the CWU

Health & Safety

SNOW AND ICE

We are entering the time of year when snow and ice are predictable. Please ensure that arrangements are in place to make external operational areas

KEEP YOUR CABLE TRAILER SAFE

Following a recent incident, where a cable drum became detached from the trailer whilst in transit, Openreach and the CWU felt the need to remind

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WORKING IN THE HOURS OF DARKNESS (WITHOD)

It is acknowledged that working in the hours of darkness or other low ambient light conditions presents potential risks beyond those encountered in normal daylight

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WINTER IS COMING – DRIVE SAFELY

The end of British Summer Time heralds the beginning of the most dangerous time of year on our roads. There is no doubt that bad

Learning & Development

Free Learning Centre courses

The branch are pleased to be able to advise you that Lewisham College have once again agreed to be our Learning Provider and consequently we

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Hot Working Indoors

It is not uncommon at the height of summer for offices and other workplaces to record temperatures of 37ºc (95ºf) or more. This not only

Health & Safety

Environment in BT Buildings

Lighting, noise, temperature and humidity are factors that contribute to a safe and healthy working environment. Your comfort can be reduced if one or more

Health & Safety

POWER FAULT REPORTING – Lighting

At the present time, there is a shortage of people carrying out the task and replacement of fluorescent tubes and bulbs in the operational areas

Learning & Development

Course Program

These courses are run at Alvescot Lodge in Oxfordshire for activists, Reps and Branch Officers. This si the programme for the remainder of this year.

Learning & Development

Union Courses

The CWU run a number of courses at its training centres in Oxford and Bournemouth. Alvescot is a lovely country retreat in the heart of