More strike days called

Unite has given the company official notification of further UK-wide Fujitsu Services Limited strike days in our campaign over jobs, union recognition, pay and pensions:

  • Two 24 hour stoppages commencing at 00:01 hours on Friday 24th March 2017 & Monday the 27th March 2017

This further action was agreed by the UNITE national combine committee following consultation and feedback with members across the country and is in addition to the strike called on Friday 17th March

Campaigning activities for these strike days will be discussed by the combine committee next week and reps would welcome your views on potential campaigning activities for these dates.

The ongoing action previously called continues until further notice:

  • Refusal to cooperate with or participate in projects to move work offshore, including knowledge transfer
  • Refusal to undertake time recording (e.g. SST) or forecasting (e.g. MyTime)
  • Work to rule and withdrawal of goodwill
  • Ban on overtime

Further details will be announced about arrangements for the strike day and other campaigning activities.

Unite will continue pressing Fujitsu to lift the threat of impending compulsory redundancies and negotiate a settlement.

 

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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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