CWU members in Keynsham take action after colleague is sacked

CWU members working in Keynsham have requested a strike ballot to defend a colleague who was sacked earlier this week.

Details are being kept confidential to protect the individual concerned, but understands the member has lost their job at a difficult time.

CWU branch secretary Rob Wotherspoon described the sacking as “one of the most callous dismissals I have seen whilst working for the company”, later telling “At a time when Royal Mail are touting their commitment to mental health the actions of their managers make a mockery of the positive image.

“Any of us can suffer illness and bereavement and we would hope for our employer to support us in these times – not sack us.”

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