Postal workers strike: fighting to save the oldest postal system in the world

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As the postal workers go into day 7 of their national strike, it’s now clear that they are fighting for the future of Royal Mail – the oldest postal system in the world.

If CEO Simon Thompson and his cronies have their way, Royal Mail will become a privatised courier service with Amazon style terms and conditions for the workers, and the end to guaranteed deliveries for the public, who will be paying a lot more for a much worse service.

It’s why there’s unprecedented support for this strike from the public – and why there’s unprecedented strength and resolve from the workers themselves.

With the action intensifying in November with Black Friday approaching, the posties are fighting for all of us – and they are on their way to a famous victory that could be a real game changer for the future of this country.