Manchester Branch Meetings

November’s meeting of the Greater Manchester IT Branch discussed nominations for the UNITE executive, and decided to nominate:
. Pat Coyne for the North-West seat
. Jane Stewart, Louise Cousins, Terri Miller and Dawn McAllister for the four women’s seats

The next branch meeting will be:
6pm-7:30pm, Thursday 6th December
Upstairs, Hare & Hounds pub, Shudehill, Manchester M4 4AA
[Near the spiral ramp to the Arndale car park and the Shudehill Metrolink and bus interchange]

All branch members are welcome.
As usual, a number of us plan to go out for a meal in Manchester after the meeting – if you’d like to join in, please let your reps know how many places you want.

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Sign the petition – defend the union

Unite members across Fujitsu Services Limited in the UK are fighting over job security, for union recognition, against victimisation of reps, and over pay and pensions. Members nationally took industrial from 28 February including 15 days of strikes and ongoing action short of strike, after 12 days of local strikes in Manchester.

INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED but members have voted by 92% to reject a company offer.

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

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