Notice of industrial action ballot (Manchester)

Below is the notice to members of the industrial action ballot. A copy of the notice to the employer can be read here and a sample ballot form read here

Fujitsu Services Limited / Manchester Bargaining Unit
The Union intends to conduct a ballot for industrial action of all members in the Manchester Bargaining Unit employed by Fujitsu Services Limited.
Voting papers will be sent out on Friday 30th September. If you have not received a voting paper by Thursday 6th October you should contact IMMEDIATELY.
The names of the members to be balloted are available from Ian Allinson via ( from Monday 26th September. If you are entitled to vote in the ballot please check that you are on the list and that your address is accurately recorded.
If you know anyone who is away from work at the moment but who should be included in the ballot, please give his/ her name to so that your reps can check whether your colleague should be sent a voting paper.

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Unite members working for Fujitsu Services Limited in the Manchester bargaining unit have voted for more industrial action over compulsory redundancies, victimisation of reps and breaches of agreements. This follows 27 previous days of strike action.

Strike days announced so far are:

  • Wed 24 – Fri 26 Jan 2018
  • Tue 30 Jan 2018
  • Thu 8 Feb – Wed 14 Feb 2018
  • Thu 22 Feb
  • Sat 24- Wed 28 Feb 2018
  • Fri 16 – Wed 21 Mar
  • Thu 29 Mar – Fri 6 Apr 2018

Further information is available here including a downloadable appeal for support leaflet and how to donate to our strike fund.

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