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Fujitsu – letting down every woman

This morning, as Fujitsu staff in Manchester start their 7-day strike, strikers and supporters will be protesting outside the everywoman in Tech Forum taking place at London’s Park Lane Hilton. Fujitsu is one of everywoman’s Corporate Partners, but is letting

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Fujitsu Manchester start 7-day strike tomorrow

Following strikes on 24-26 and 30 January, the next Fujitsu Manchester strike is for seven days, from Thursday 8 to Wednesday 14 February, ending on Valentine’s Day in the middle of Heart Unions week. The action is over: Compulsory Redundancies

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Supporters rally as Ian Allinson is dismissed (updated)

Thanks to everyone who turned out today for the show of support as Ian Allinson (the chair of Unite, Fujitsu UK)  was dismissed under the pretext of redundancy. Current and former colleagues were joined by strikers from Mears/Manchester Working and

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‘Discrimination’ of union reps and company backtrack on deal means Fujitsu facing further strike action

Below is a copy of Unite’s latest press release. For details of how to support us, see our Fujitsu Dispute page. ‘Discrimination’ of union reps and company backtrack on deal means Fujitsu facing further strike action 15 December 2017 Up

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Notice of Fujitsu Manchester industrial action ballot

Following the vote in the recent consultative ballot and Fujitsu reneging on its promise to pause the dismissals of the six members fighting their redundancy, Unite has now issued notice of the industrial action ballot to Fujitsu which you can

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Fujitsu consultative ballot results

On Friday afternoon Unite opened an email consultative ballot over the following issues: Stop the redundancies of the members fighting to stay Stop victimising our reps It was emphasised that members should vote exactly as they would vote in a

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Member’s job on the line. Protests in London and Manchester

Fujitsu plans to dismiss a Unite member in Manchester today, having given her just 48 hours’ warning, despite her having an outstanding grievance over her redundancy – in breach of the Manchester agreements. In less than a day Manchester members

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'Fujitsu Whistleblower' hotline. Concerned about unethical or illegal practices? Contact the hotline on 0800 852 7479 or fujitsu.whistleblowers@unitetheunion.org. It is run by Unite the Union and your identity will be kept strictly confidential. Don't let Fujitsu silence whistleblowers.

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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