Royal Mail Way Forward Agreement

The company faces the need to radically transform every aspect of its business to survive and thrive in a market where our traditional business is being overtaken by modern communication methods and where competition, pension costs and declining volumes represent considerable challenges for the company. Branches and representatives will find that, overall, the document reflects previous agreements, although some changes were made this year to address issues such as laT cargo supply agreements and tracked inwards sorting at MPU. The format has also been changed to remove some of the duplicates in previous agreements. Following LTB 661/18, on 5 November 27, 2018, further interdepartmental discussions took place with the company within the framework of the Christmas and New Year agreements 2018/2019, during which an agreement was concluded, which was then approved by the postal management. For Royal Mail to thrive as a business and ensure it remains able to compete effectively, it is recognised that change must take place at a pace never seen before. Royal Mail and CWU are both committed to working together to achieve this change through an agreement, to continue to protect jobs (in line with our commitments at MTSF) and to providing quality conditions for all employees. Both parties recognize the need for a fresh start and are committed to moving away from the adversarial relationships that exist in too many parts of the business. Agreement between Royal Mail and CWU Shaping Our Future July 06 In order to survive and thrive, the "Business Transformation 2010 and Beyond Agreement" posed a challenge to radically change every aspect of the Royal Mail business, which was essential to change the destiny of the company...

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