The Communication Workers' Union is holding is biennial conference in Westmeath today.
Shaping the Future is the theme of the Communications Workers' Union conference in Athlone today.
The future of An Post in particular is "gravely uncertain", according to the union, without significant government investment.
Other topics of discussion at the Sheraton Hotel are a pay increase for eir and An Post staff, rebuilding an apprenticeship programme in eir, and ensuring National Broadband Ireland is held to high standards.
CWU General Secretary, Seán McDonagh says the essential role of An Post during the pandemic proves a need to safe-guard the service:
CWU President, William Mooney thanks Union members for their tireless work in the national interest, maintaining essential services and keeping communities connected during extraordinarily difficult times.#CWUBDC22 #ShapingTheFuture pic.twitter.com/YoNgxckrtK— CWU Ireland (@CWU) May 4, 2022