“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.”
Unite said mystery surrounded the fate of the pensions’ contributions of thousands of workers who were employed on public sector contracts when Carillion collapsed last month
About 240 workers have accepted the overall package which will mean an increase of 3.7 per cent from 1 January this year; and for 2019, an increase which could range from 3.4 to 4.4 per cent
Unite regional coordinating officer Paresh Patel said: “The plan by British Gas’ owner Centrica to cut 4,000 jobs, while still reporting handsome group profits of £1.25 billion needs to be put under the microscope."
100 per cent of library staff working for Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL) across the London borough’s 14 libraries backed strike action.
Unite, the UK’s largest union, has accused the government of failing to fully protect workers left in limbo following the collapse last month of Carillion.
Steve Turner said: “The combat air strategy must focus not just on world class British design and engineering, but on the UK’s capability to manufacture the next generation of combat aircraft."
Unite regional officer Onay Kasab said: “This is a significant victory which demonstrates that union recognition rights can’t be quietly forgotten and silently pushed into the shadows when workers are transferred between organisations."
Over a thousand workers at Pirelli Tyres have received an inflation busting 4.5 per cent pay increase this month
Fresh strike dates were announced by Unite, the UK’s largest union today (20 February), in a further escalation of the dispute with Essex based Tarmac Building Products Ltd, over the creation of a two tier workforce.