UNITE issues notice of further strikes at Fujitsu

UNITE has today issued the official notice of industrial action.
The following is an extract from the notice:

Following their vote for industrial action, our 1,454 Unite the Union members, who are employed by the company at various sites in the UK and not posted abroad, as per the attached breakdown, are hereby called upon to take industrial action.

The action will be discontinuous strike action for five days on Friday 22 January, Friday 29 January, Monday 1 February, Friday 5 February and Monday 8 February 2010.

In addition our members in Northern Ireland will take discontinuous strike action for one day on Tuesday 26 January 2010; and our members in Scotland, England and Wales will take discontinuous strike action for one day on Wednesday 27 January 2010.

This industrial action is in addition to that called for in our letter of 11 December 2009.

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Unite members working for Fujitsu Services Limited in the Manchester bargaining unit have taken 32 strike days over compulsory redundancies, victimisation of reps and breaches of agreements. This follows 27 previous days of strike action.

Industrial action is currently suspended but the fight continues.

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

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