Fujitsu Manchester ballot result

Unite has declared the result of the ballot on industrial action at Manchester. Voting closed at noon today, Thursday 1st September. The official notice of the result is posted here.
You should not take any industrial action unless and until officially instructed to do so by the Union.
UNITE members in scope of the Manchester Recognition Agreement voted by 85.6% for industrial action short of strike and by 56.4% for strike action. A summary of the result is as follows:
Question: Are you prepared to take part in strike action?
Number of votes cast 202
Spoiled voting papers 1
Number voting YES 114 (56.4%)
Number voting NO 87 (43.1%)
Question: Are you prepared to take part in industrial action short of a strike?
Number of votes cast 202
Spoiled voting papers 1
Number voting YES 173 (85.6%)
Number voting NO 28 (13.9%)
Thanks to all members who returned their ballot papers.
Fujitsu will meet with UNITE for further negotiations assisted by ACAS on Tuesday 6th September.

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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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