Bits & Bobs

The Amicus section of UNITE – The Union held its delegate conference recently. You can read all the decisions of the conference online.
Postal workers in the CWU are staging further strikes as part of their campaign over pay and to defend the postal service. The CWU has produced a leaflet explaining the dispute.
As part of the Amicus “Africa Matters” campaign, the union has produced a free online training course in partnership with Action for Southern Africa and the University of Leeds. The course covers:

  • Unit 1 – provides a historical introduction to the contexts that have shaped Southern African countries
  • Unit 2 – introduces you to key issues facing the people and countries of Southern Africa
  • Unit 3 – encourages you to design and implement initiatives that develop links and solidarity activities between trade unionists here and in Southern Africa.

More information is available on the Amicus web site.

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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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