Fujitsu ballot result – YES+YES

Members have voted for strike action and action short of strike over jobs, union recognition, pay and pensions.

Ballot result
Unite has declared the result of the ballot on industrial action for Fujitsu Services Limited employees in the UK. Voting closed at noon today, Tuesday 21st February. The full notice of the result is here on the company intranet.

UNITE members employed by Fujitsu Services Limited in the UK voted by 78.6% for industrial action short of strike and by 63.2% for strike action.

A summary of the result is as follows:

Question: Are you prepared to take part in strike action?
Number of votes cast 513
Spoiled voting papers 0
Number voting YES 324 (63.2%)
Number voting NO 189 (36.8%)

Question: Are you prepared to take part in industrial action short of a strike?
Number of votes cast 513
Spoiled voting papers 0
Number voting YES 403 (78.6%)
Number voting NO (21.4%)

Thanks to all members who returned their ballot papers.

You should not take any industrial action unless and until officially instructed to do so by the union.

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Unite members working for Fujitsu Services Limited in the Manchester bargaining unit have taken 32 strike days over compulsory redundancies, victimisation of reps and breaches of agreements. This follows 27 previous days of strike action.

Industrial action is currently suspended but the fight continues.

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

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