Wakefield Members Meeting

There will be a lunchtime meeting for UNITE members in Fujitsu Wakefield:

Friday 6th August, 12:30-1:30pm
Parkhill Room, WAK01

The meeting agenda will be:

  • Workplace Nomination for UNITE General Secretary
  • Report on implementation of agreement with company and meetings at ACAS following the dispute
  • Potential local campaign against Performance Improvement Plans and Attendance Improvement Plans
  • D1 – D4 & Rise+

The main business of the meeting is to decide our workplace nomination for the UNITE General Secretary.
The formal notice of the nomination meeting is below:

Date: 28th July 2010
To: All UNITE members in Fujitsu Wakefield
An election for General Secretary of Unite is being held in accordance with instructions issued by the Executive Council under Rule 15, clause 3, and must be strictly adhered to. Accordingly, each branch, chapel or workplace is entitled to nominate a candidate for this office.
Prospective candidates must fulfil the eligibility requirements of Rule 16, clause 12 i.e. have at least 10 years continuous membership of the union; and have received at least 50 nominations of which a minimum of 10 must be from either category branch or workplace, subject to the total including nominations from more than one Region.
Under the ballot rules our branch or workplace is required to hold a meeting during the nomination period (July and August 2010) in order to determine our nomination for the position of General Secretary.
This meeting will take place on
Friday 6th August between 12:30 and 13:30 in the Parkhill Room in WAK01.
Yours sincerely
John Garvani
Workplace Representative
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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.

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