Agreement on Pay Information

The law requires employers to disclose information to recognised unions to enable them to participate meaningfully in collective bargaining. Information obtained in this way has often benefited UNITE members throughout Fujitsu, not just in the areas with union recognition.
Earlier this year UNITE submitted a legal claim to the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) complaining about Fujitsuís failure to disclose the necessary information in relation to the Manchester bargaining unit.
UNITE has now withdrawn the claim on the basis of another new agreement reached last week and submitted to the CAC. The union hopes that the agreement will facilitate a smoother bargaining process in future. If the company fails to adhere to it and UNITE has to submit a further claim to the CAC, the agreement is likely to significantly strengthen the unionís claim.

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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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