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Cherry blossom flowers in long-running Fujitsu dispute4 April 2018

There will be a demonstration outside the Japanese embassy in London tomorrow (Thursday 5 April) in the long-running Fujitsu dispute which includes allegations of victimisation of workers who blew the whistle on unethical and possibly illegal company behaviour

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    Unite supports De La Rue’s legal challenge in passport row3 April 2018

    De La Rue is formally appealing to the High Court against the decision to award the £490 million contract to produce the UK’s blue passports to a French-Dutch rival Gemalto on the grounds of quality and national security

  • Unite at Fujitsu

    Protestors in London accuse Fujitsu of victimising whistle-blowers27 February 2018

    Protestors are holding a demonstration in London this afternoon at a technology event chaired by Michael Keegan, Chairman of Fujitsu UK and Ireland. They are accusing the company of using the cover of redundancies to get rid of workers who blew the whistle on unethical and possibly illegal company behaviour.

  • Fujitsu action

    Protesters accuse Fujitsu of victimising whistleblowers23 February 2018

    “Unite is demanding transparency and the reinstatement of our union representative. It is also time to end the unfair targeting of Unite members fighting for their jobs and for Fujitsu to adhere to its own agreements and ethical standards.”

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    Call for entries to the 2018 Print Futures Awards1 February 2018

    The Printing Charity is calling for entries to the 2018 Print Futures Awards

  • Manchester town hall

    Striking Unite members in joint Manchester demonstration25 January 2018

    Hundreds of Unite members will come together in central Manchester this Friday (26 January) in a joint demonstration. Workers on three separate disputes in Manchester (Manchester Mears/Manchester Working, Fujitsu and First Manchester) are all on strike this Friday (26 January) and will be joining forces in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester.

  • Fujitsu action

    ‘Discrimination’ of union reps sparks 11 days of strike action at Fujitsu in Manchester11 January 2018

    Unite national officer for the IT sector Louisa Bull said: "“These strikes could be averted, if senior Fujitsu bosses made a sea-change to their antediluvian attitude to modern employment relations and sat down and negotiated in a constructive fashion."

  • Fujitsu action

    ‘Discrimination’ of union reps and company backtrack on deal means Fujitsu facing further strike action15 December 2017

    Up to 300 Unite members in Manchester are to vote on further strike action at IT giant Fujitsu in one of the longest running industrial disputes in the UK

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    Unite warns government tax reforms could result in workers being taxed like millionaires23 November 2017

    Unite, the UK’s largest union, has warned that government plans to crack down on bogus self-employment could result in tens of thousands of workers being taxed like millionaires.

  • Unite at Fujitsu

    Fujitsu workers fight gagging of reps5 October 2017

    IT giant Fujitsu may face more industrial action as members of Unite prepare to hold a ballot for further industrial action in their long-running dispute