Working Hours, Out Of Hours Payments

Long hours, pressure to work at weekends and poor or unfair payments for overtime, shifts or standby are major concerns for employees.
UNITE reps are playing their part alongside PCS reps and UKCF reps in trying to ensure that company plans to “harmonise” contracts for all UK employees make things better rather than worse.
This will affect you regardless of whether you currently work Out Of Hours, or whether you currently get paid for it.
Quite a number of members and non-members have already filled in our survey on Out Of Hours. The survey is available via a link from our campaign web page:
Please take the time to complete the survey, and encourage your workmates to do the same, whether they are in the union or not.

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'Fujitsu Whistleblower' hotline. Concerned about unethical or illegal practices? Contact the hotline on 0800 852 7479 or It is run by Unite the Union and your identity will be kept strictly confidential. Don't let Fujitsu silence whistleblowers.

Unite members working for Fujitsu Services Limited in the Manchester bargaining unit have taken 32 strike days over compulsory redundancies, victimisation of reps and breaches of agreements. This follows 27 previous days of strike action.

Industrial action is currently suspended but the fight continues.

Further information is available here including a downloadable appeal for support leaflet and how to donate to our strike fund.

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