Crewe Unite Meeting on Pay and Pensions

Crewe Unite Meeting on Pay and Pensions – The Local Campaign
Following the response to the first meeting we had on understanding the Pay and Pensions issues, the UNITE reps for the Crewe area have called a second local meeting to discuss the national campaign strategy and local activities.
We will again be joined by Sarah Holden, the local Unite organiser who works around Fujitsu.
This message has been sent to members in the Crewe area, but is open to anyone. Please encourage everyone to attend, including interested non-members.
Date – Thursday 23rd July
Time – 12.30pm for 1 hour, prompt start
Location – CR 0-2, CRE02
CR 0-2 is the largest conference room on the ground floor at CRE02, behind reception.
Read on for Agenda ….

· Apologies
· Acceptance of minutes from meeting of 1st July 2009
· Report on Malcolm —– dismissal meeting
· Update on pay and the ICL DB Pension consultation
· The elected national campaign combine
· The consultative ballot
· Local campaigning and reasons for being a member
· Motions (see below)
· Summary and Close
Motion 1: “that members in the Crewe area undertake local campaign activities to support the national Pay and Pension strategy, guided by the Combine members for the North-West area”.
Note that the North-West area excludes those in the Manchester collective bargaining unit.
Non-members cannot vote on motions. For AOB and further motions to be added, please advise Alan Jenney by noon, 22nd July.
Crewe Reps
This meeting has been arranged by your Crewe area reps, who are:
Robert “Wilf” Williams (trained)
Bob Anderson
Alan Jenney
Stephen Ryan
Adrian Prince
Red “UNITE for fair pay in Fujitsu” lanyards are still available. Although most members and some non-members have one, contact one of the reps or pick some up at the meeting to pass round your colleagues

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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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