Further action called at Fujitsu Manchester

Unite has issued a further notice of industrial action for employees of Fujitsu Services Limited in the Manchester bargaining unit as part of the dispute over pay, pensions and job security.

The action previously called continues:

  • Ongoing refusal to undertake time recording (e.g. SST) or forecasting (e.g. MyTime)
  • Ongoing work to rule and withdrawal of goodwill
  • Ongoing ban on overtime

In addition, UNITE has now called:

  • From Monday 5th December 2016: Ongoing refusal to cooperate with or participate in projects to move work offshore, including knowledge transfer
  • From 00:01 on Monday 5th December 2016: 24 hour strike
  • From 00:01 on Saturday 10th December 2016: 72 hour (3 day) strike

 

Recent action has applied pressure to the company by highlighting the need for them to act as a Responsible Business, not just talk about it. If there is no settlement, campaign activities during December will focus on Fujitsu’s retail and hospitality customers, who will be particularly keen to encourage Fujitsu to settle at such an important time of year.

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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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