Thanks to all the members who have already taken part in the members’ meetings in Bracknell, Crewe, Belfast, Stevenage, London (ThomsonReuters) and Wakefield. These are important meetings to discuss the Company Offer and our response. If you haven’t yet been to one, there are still a few left:

Date

Location

Room

Time

Negotiating team member(s)

Tuesday 8th December

BSN01

Restaurant

17:30-18:30

Alasdair Lewis

Manchester bargaining unit

MAN33 canteen

14:45-16:15

Ian Allinson, Lynne Hodge

SOL10

Training room 7 (first floor)

12:30-13:30

Alasdair Lewis

Wednesday 9th December

LON22

Room 123

18:00-19:00

Ian Allinson, Steve Warren

WAR08

Room C

12:00-13:00

Alan Jenney, Robert (Wilf) Williams

The template agenda and motions were sent out by email on Friday at 17:13. Thanks to all the members who spotted the typo in Motion B – “Friday 9th January” should have read “Friday 8th January”.
Once you’ve been to a meeting (or if you can’t get to one), please vote on the offer using the voting buttons included in the email notice sent out on Friday at 15:33. Votes must be received by 1pm on Thursday 10th December.
Your elected UNITE Combine Committee is recommending you vote to REJECT the offer because it is vague and woolly, offering little of substance on Jobs, Pay or Pensions.
Rejecting a company offer does not mean being unwilling to talk to the company. It means saying that the offer isn’t good enough and that the company should offer more.
Don’t forget that many non-members won’t have seen the company offer. Why not draw it to their attention, invite them to make up their own minds whether they think it’s good enough – and ask them to join?

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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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