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Support building, next strike tomorrow

The campaign over Fujitsu’s compulsory redundancies, victimisation of union reps, and breaches of agreements has taken several important steps forward. The third wave of strikes get under way in Manchester with the three-day strike on 24-26 January. Friday saw an

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Fujitsu strikes – rally tomorrow

Fujitsu Manchester has started its strike action and action short of strike with a 3-day strike 24-26 January. Tomorrow, Friday 26 January, strikers from Fujitsu will join strikers from Mears / Manchester Working and First Bus at a lunchtime rally.

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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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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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Update on Fujitsu Dispute

On Monday 4th December Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey expects to meet Duncan Tait, the head of Fujitsu in Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa and the Americas to discuss our dispute. He will be pressing Fujitsu stop the redundancies

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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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