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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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Fujitsu strikes called. Ian Allinson to be dismissed on Friday.

Industrial action ballot result – Fujitsu Services Limited, Manchester bargaining unit Thanks to everyone who voted in the industrial action ballot. The official announcement of the result is here on the intranet. In summary: Are you prepared to take part

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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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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 national strike day reports

Manchester picket with banner reading "Fighting 4 jobs"

Well done to everyone who took part in the strike today, including those who joined Unite on the picket line. A national strike was a huge blow in our fight for jobs, union recognition, pay and pensions. Well done to

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Manchester members’ accept settlement to local dispute

This afternoon Manchester members voted to accept a company offer to resolve their long-running local dispute over pay, pensions and job security. The settlement does not cover all the issues that were in dispute, some of which are also national

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Sign the petition – defend the union

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

Strike days announced so far are:

  • Wed 24 – Fri 26 Jan 2018
  • Tue 30 Jan 2018
  • Thu 8 Feb – Wed 14 Feb 2018

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

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