TUPE Transfer (Tesco contract)

UNITE is aware that 79 employees that work on the Tesco contract are in-scope for TUPE transfer out of Fujitsu: 63 from Engineering Services, 6 from Implementation & Test Services, and 10 from RTM&S BU.
As part of the consultation process the Company has asked for 4 employee representatives, 2 from Engineering Services, 1 from the Development team and 1 from the Account team in the Business Unit.
At the moment only two people have put their names forward for this, one UNITE member (Greg Mathews from Engineering Services) and one other, so more nominations are needed.
UNITE members who are elected as employee reps will have access to advice and support from the union. Unless youre in the Manchester Bargaining Unit, please consider standing as an employee rep for the Consultation Group – the deadline for nominations is Wednesday 7th March at 12 noon so if you are willing to stand, apply soon (to HR).
If you are in scope for this transfer please get in touch.
If you know of non-members in scope for this transfer please do encourage them to join UNITE.

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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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