Vestas Occupation for Green Jobs

You have probably seen the news coverage of the campaign against the closure of the Vestas wind-turbine factory in the Isle of Wight. UNITE nationally has urged the government to “match its green rhetoric with action to support green jobs”. Locally, your reps have already collected and sent money to the campaign, as well as taking part in meetings and demonstrations.
Vestas workers have occupied the plant in an attempt to prevent closure. Their campaign has an impressive web site which includes how you can support the campaign, including making online donations:

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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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