Fujitsu Manchester: Unite General Secretary Election

An election for General Secretary of Unite is being held in accordance with instructions issued by the Executive Council under Rule 15, Clause 3, and must be strictly adhered to. Accordingly, each branch or workplace is entitled to nominate a candidate for this office.
Prospective candidates must fulfil the eligibility requirements of Rule 16, Clause 12 i.e. have at least 5 years continuous membership of the union; and have received at least 50 nominations subject to the total including nominations from more than one Region.
Under the ballot rules our workplace is required to hold a meeting during the nomination period (1st January to 15th February 2013) in order to determine our nomination for the position of General Secretary.
The workplace meeting for UNITE Fujitsu Manchester will take place on Friday 25th January, at 1:30pm in the MAN35 canteen at Fujitsu, Central Park, Northampton Road, Manchester, M40 5BP.
Further information about the General Secretary election is available here:
http://www.unitetheunion.org/growing-our-union/about-us/structure/2013generalsecretaryelection/

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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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