Union Magazine, Rules Ballot, Merger

In the past, all members received the union magazine through the post, normally to their home address. The magazine has been updated to reflect the change from “Amicus” to “UNITE”. If you wish to continue receiving it, you need to:

  • Text your membership number to 81025, or
  • Call 0800 883 0605

You should have received by post a ballot paper on the proposed new union rulebook. Votes must be received by the independent scrutineer by 31st July. For more information, see www.unitetheunion.org.uk.
There has been extensive media coverage about UNITE merging again – this time with the USW, which is a general union operating in the USA and Canada. Though the merger was officially signed a couple of weeks ago, the complexities of forming an international union mean that this merger will be a gradual process. UNITE and the USW are encouraging other unions around the world to join the merger, with the intention of forming a global union able to tackle multinational companies more effectively.

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Sign the petition – defend the union

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

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

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