Connect Merger with Prospect

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A stunning majority - 88% - voted in favour of Connect merging with Prospect.  It's not known how many ballots the CWU delayed due to strikes. Adrian Askew, Connect's General Secretary, said: I am delighted that our members have strongly backed plans to merge with Prospect.  This promises an exciting future and we look forward… Continue reading →

Connect Merger With Prospect

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At the Connect Biennial Conference, I proudly stated the case for Connect's merger with the Prospect Union. Our other choice was the CWU. Unions - in the UK at least - are democratic structures. What gets proposed at conference has to be approved by a majority vote of members - not just those who could… Continue reading →

Connect Merger With Prospect

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At the Connect Conference in Blackpool we voted to merge our union with Prospect. The other potential merger was with CWU. There's a plethora of articles about the CWU ruining businesses.  Is this really the union people want representing them? Let's face facts, the postal service is dying.  I literally can't remember I posted a… Continue reading →