Fujitsu dispute

Unite members across Fujitsu Services Limited in the UK started industrial action over jobs, union recognition, pay and pensions with ongoing action short of strike and seven strike days since 28 February.

The next strike days are:

  • Thursday 27th – Friday 28th April
  • Thursday 4th – Friday 5th May
  • Monday 8th May
  • Thursday 11th – Friday 12th May

For Fujitsu staff there is a Q&A about the dispute, industrial action, picketing, dispute benefit etc.

Download an appeal for support leaflet and a collection sheet.

Fujitsu has terminated its UK works council and announced 1800 UK job cuts, the first of which is due on Monday 20 March.

Unite @ Fujitsu is campaigning:

  • To save jobs, avoid Compulsory Redundancies and improve redundancy pay
  • For all employees to have the right to union recognition, especially now our Voice has been removed
  • For compensation for employees whose pensions were retrospectively slashed; to tackle pay inequality; and for Fujitsu to become an accredited Living Wage employer

The national action follows the recent resolution of a local Manchester dispute which included twelve days of strike action.

You can support members at Fujitsu:

  • Send a message of support to support@ourunion.org.uk or Unite the Union, Fujitsu MAN34, Central Park, Northampton Road, Manchester, M40 5BP
  • Donations payable to “Manchester IT Workers Group” can be sent c/o John Wood, 50 Brooklyn Street, Crewe, CW2 7JF. Or transfer online to Account: 00980539, Sort Code: 30-91-48 and email support@ourunion.org.uk with details.
  • Follow and promote the campaign on social media using #FujitsuFightback. www.facebook.com/uniteatfujitsu. www.twitter.com/unitefujitsu.

Below is a list of some major Fujitsu sites around the UK with typical picket details:

  • BLA01: Lancaster House, Shorebury Point, Amy Johnson Way, Blackpool, FY4 2RJ. PICKET: 9-12 [confirmed 7-10am on 27th, 9:30-12 on 28th]
  • BSN01: Jays Close, Viables Industrial Estate, Basingstoke, RG22 4BY. PICKET: 8-10am and 12-2pm. [confirmed for 27 & 28 April]
  • SOL20, Solihull Parkway, Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7YU. PICKET 8-10am. [confirmed 8-9:30 for 28 April]
  • BRA01: Lovelace Road, Bracknell, RG12 8SN. PICKET 7:45 – 9:30am. [confirmed for 27 & 28 April]
  • CRE02: Infinity House, Mallard Way, Off Electra Way, Crewe Business Park, Crewe, CW1 6ZQ. PICKET 7-10am. [confirmed 7:30-10am 27 & 28 April]
  • EDI01: 1 Lochside Ave, Edinburgh EH12 9DJ. PICKET 8-10am.
  • LON22: 22 Baker Street, London, W1U 3BW. PICKET from 8am. [confirmed for 27 April]
  • MAN33/34/35: Central Park, Northampton Road, Manchester, M40 5BP. PICKET 7-10am. [confirmed]
  • STE04: 14 Cavendish Road, Stevenage, SG1 2DY. PICKET 7:30-9:30am. [confirmed for 27 & 28 April]
  • WAK01: Wakefield House, Borough Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1XU. PICKET 7:45 – 9:15am. [confirmed for 27 & 28 April]
  • WAR08/13: Temple Court, Daten Avenue, Risley, Warrington, WA3 6GD. PICKET 7-11am. [confirmed for 27 April, 7:30-10 on 28 April]

Unite members across Fujitsu Services Limited in the UK are taking industrial as part of their dispute over jobs, union recognition, pay and pensions. Action from 28 February has included strikes and ongoing action short of strike. Further strikes have been called for 24, 27, 28 April and 4, 5, 8, 11, 12 May.

This follows the recent resolution of a local dispute in Manchester which included 12 strike days.

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

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