Support national Fujitsu strike

24 February 2017

Fujitsu national dispute

From: ouruniontest.wordpress.com

Unite members across Fujitsu Services Limited in the UK have voted for strike action and action short of strike in a dispute over jobs, union recognition, pay and pensions. The action will start on Tuesday 28 February with a 24 hour strike and ongoing action short of strike.

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.

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

This 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.

Arrangements are still being made for picketing and are being added to the list of major sites, which include:

  • Fujitsu BRA01, Lovelace Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8SN – PICKET 6:45 – 9:30
  • Fujitsu BSN01, Jays Close, Viables Industrial Estate, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 4BY – PICKET 8-10am and 12-2pm
  • Fujitsu CRE02, Infinity House, Mallard Way, Off Electra Way, Crewe Business Park, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 6ZQ – PICKET 7-10am
  • Fujitsu EDI06, Wallace House, 1 Lochside Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9DJ
  • Fujitsu IRE11, Trident House, 301 Airport Road West, Belfast, BT3 9AE – PICKET 8-10am
  • Fujitsu IRE24, Timber Quay, Strand Road, Derry/Londonderry, BT48 7NR
  • Fujitsu LON22, 22 Baker Street, London,W1U 3BW – PICKET from 8am
  • Fujitsu Manchester, Central Park, Northampton Road, Manchester, M40 5BP – PICKET 7-10am
  • Fujitsu SOL20, Solihull Parkway, Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7YU – PICKET 8-10am
  • Fujitsu STE04, Cavendish Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2DY – PICKET 7:30 – 9:30
  • Fujitsu WAK01, Wakefield House, Borough Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1XU – PICKET 7:45 – 9:15
  • Fujitsu Warrington, Technology Park, Daten Avenue, Risley, Warrington, WA3 6GD

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