Notice of industrial action ballot (Fujitsu Manchester)

UNITE has issued notice to Fujitsu of an industrial action ballot of members employed by Fujitsu Services Limited in scope of the Manchester Recognition Agreement.
The notice sent to the company is here.
The notice to members reads:

The Union intends to conduct a ballot for industrial action of the members who are employed by Fujitsu Services Limited and are in scope of the Manchester Recognition Agreement.
Voting papers will be sent out on Friday 15th July 2011. If you have not received a voting paper by Thursday 21st July 2011 you should contact or Michael Thomas ( IMMEDIATELY.
The names of the members to be balloted are available at from Michael Thomas. If you are entitled to vote in the ballot please check that you are on the list and that your address is accurately recorded.
If you know anyone who is away from work at the moment but who should be included in the ballot, please give his/her name to Michael Thomas so that we can check whether your colleague should be sent a voting paper.

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Unite members across Fujitsu Services Limited in the UK have been taking industrial as part of their dispute over jobs, union recognition, pay and pensions. Action from 28 February has included 15 days of strikes and ongoing action short of strike.

INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED while members consider an offer from Fujitsu.

The national dispute follows the resolution of a local dispute in Manchester which included 12 strike days.

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

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