New contribution rates are effective from 1st September 2009, which are on the union’s web site. In the current economic climate any increase in subs is unwelcome, but it’s worth remembering:
a) The increase was agreed as part of a package that included increasing basic dispute benefit (strike pay) from £12 per day to £30 a day – an increase of 150%
b) We need our union to have the resources to support us effectively
c) Subs have gone up only 17% in 10 years – well below inflation
d) This is the first subs increase for several years
e) UNITE subs are historically low as a proportion of pay, and are lower than many other unions

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Sign the petition – defend the union

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

Strike days announced so far are:

  • Wed 24 – Fri 26 Jan 2018
  • Tue 30 Jan 2018
  • Thu 8 Feb – Wed 14 Feb 2018

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

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