CWU and Royal Mail reach agreement over Bristol mail depot dispute

Related Stories

A long-running dispute over workload at a south Bristol mail delivery office has been resolved.

Workers at the Bedminster depot on Mead Way held a series of strikes after claiming they were being asked to do more work with fewer people.

Following a series of talks between the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Royal Mail at the conciliation service Acas, an agreement was reached.

A CWU spokesman said he was "pleased" the matter had been resolved.

He said the deal "provides for a common sense way forward".

The agreement will see a full revision of deliveries in the unit, as well as an independent review of both employee and industrial relations at the site.

The review will be conducted by Acas.

About 100 people work at the depot which serves properties in the BS4 (Knowle) and BS14 (Hengrove) postcode areas.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Bristol



Min. Night 6 °C


Try our new site and tell us what you think. Learn more
Take me there

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.