Elections are expected soon for the company’s new body for Informing and Consulting UK employees.
The “Strategic Development Committee Negotiating Group” has been busy negotiating the Charter for the new body, which will be called “Fujitsu Voice” and replace the company’s old UK Consultative Forum (UKCF). This process is expected to reach a conclusion in the near future, after which fresh elections will be held for employee representatives. The constituencies are currently expected to be:
|Professional Community Constituency||Example Roles||No of representatives|
|Operations||TSS, CSE, TSM, TST, OPS, SCO, CSS||10 + deputy|
|Customer Solution Architects||CSA||2 + deputy|
|Software and Solution Development||DEV, ADM, SDA, SDM||2 + deputy|
|Service Delivery Management and General Management||MAN, GEN||2 + deputy|
|Project Management||PJM, PGM, PCO, PJS||2 + deputy|
|Finance & Human Resources||FM, SMA, HRSAD, HRGM, HRGAD||1 + deputy|
|Commercial, Legal, Procurement and Quality & Business Effectiveness||COM, LEG, PUR, QBE||1 + deputy|
|Business Services||BUS, BSM, SAS||1 + deputy|
|Business Consultancy||BSC||1 + deputy|
|Sales, Account Management and Marketing||SLP, BID, AMD, ABM, SMM, HOM||1 + deputy|
|TOTAL||–||23 + 10 deputies|
You will see that the constituencies and seats have changed considerably from the current Negotiating Group. The most noticeable difference is that OPC should no longer be grossly under-represented.
UNITE is keen to ensure there are good candidates for every seat. If you might be interested in standing, please let your union know now, so that UNITE can assist you with your election address and ensure no seats are left vacant.