On Wednesday the 30th of November, many public sector union members will be taking strike action to defend pensions and opposing cuts in the public sector.
UNITE’s communication on the 21st of November highlighted the importance of showing support and solidarity to public sector struggle: we believe in an alternative to trimming public services, and together, private and public workers should voice this alternative.
We encourage all Fujitsu UNITE members to take part in the rally either by booking a ½ day or by taking long lunch break (bear in mind all such activity needs to be agreed in advance).
The meeting point in Belfast is at the Central Railway Station at 12. We will then walk toward the City Hall and join other protesters.
If you intend to join in, please notify your manager as soon as possible to arrange time off. You can also let your local reps (see below) know, as banners and placards will be organised.
Local UNITE reps and contacts are listed here: http://www.ourunion.org.uk/fujitsu/wheretogo.htm

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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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