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Amicus: hands up for housing

20 June 2007
Hundreds of delegates to the Amicus union conference waved paper hands demanding the fourth option for council housing at incoming prime minister Gordon Brown as he addressed them on Monday of this week.

Amicus conference delegates heckle Gordon Brown

20 June 2007
Delegates to the conference of the Amicus section of the new Unite union gave incoming prime minister Gordon Brown a distinctly unenthusiastic welcome on Monday.

BBC union reps vote to reject management pay offer

12 June 2007
Workers at the BBC could join the pay revolt. A national meeting of Bectu, NUJ and Amicus union reps voted unanimously last week to reject the BBC’s pay offer.

Tesco drivers strike looks inevitable in Scotland

11 May 2007
Strike action by nearly one hundred and fifty Tesco distribution drivers at Livingston near Edinburgh now looks inevitable after the company’s senior managers told the recently merged Unite (T&G and Amicus) union that they intend to derecognise the union.

Walkout at Airbus

31 March 2007
Some 4,000 aircraft workers in the Amicus union held an unofficial strike on Friday of last week.

Three-day strike at Fujitsu

24 March 2007
Amicus members at Fujitsu in Manchester continue their long-running battle to defend union recognition and agreements on redundancy, redeployment and pay.

Amicus/T&G merger: what should the new union do?

17 March 2007
Amicus and T&G union members have voted to merge to create a new union with around two million members.

National backing for Fujitsu industrial action now urgent

17 March 2007
Amicus union members at Fujitsu’s Manchester site restarted strike action and travelled to London on Wednesday of last week to present their case to MPs and ministers.

Nine days of action planned at Fujitsu

10 March 2007
Amicus union members at Fujitsu Manchester plan nine more strike days.

Fujitsu talks bear little fruit

03 March 2007
Talks between the Amicus union and Fujitsu management last week to settle the long-running dispute at IT-services giant Fujitsu appear to have borne little fruit.

Talks reopen over Fujitsu dispute

24 February 2007
The Amicus union has laid out its plans for the next few weeks of campaigning in the ongoing dispute at Fujitsu over union recognition, redundancy, redeployment and pay.

Reports round-up

17 February 2007
New moves in Fujitsu dispute Fujitsu workers from Manchester travelled to London last week to meet MPs. The workers, members of the Amicus union, wanted to discuss their ongoing dispute.

Amicus union recognition victory at Selex-SAS

10 February 2007
Workers in the Amicus union at Selex-SAS (formerly BAE Systems) in Luton have won a union recognition agreement covering 400 engineers.

Building grassroots support for Fujitsu dispute

10 February 2007
A large group of striking Amicus union members from Fujitsu came to the lunchtime rally in Manchester.

Fujitsu workers step up their industrial action campaign

27 January 2007
A packed meeting of Amicus union members at Fujitsu in Manchester last week decided to step up their campaign to defend agreements on union recognition, redundancy, redeployment and pay. They are also pushing for better pay.

Defend Antony Czubkowski

27 January 2007
The campaign to defend Antony "Chub" Czubkowski, the senior shop steward for the Amicus union at Central Networks, is continuing.

Defend Amicus steward Anthony Czubkowski

20 January 2007
The campaign against the suspension of Anthony "Chub" Czubkowski, the senior shop steward for the Amicus union at Central Networks, took a number of steps forward last week.

Senior shop steward suspended at E.ON

13 January 2007
Anthony "Chub" Czubkowski, the senior shop steward for the Amicus union at Central Networks, was suspended from work just before Christmas, pending an investigation.

Fujitsu escalates dispute with Manchester staff

16 December 2006
IT services giant Fujitsu escalated its dispute with Manchester staff by walking away from talks with Acas last week. It has also threatened disciplinary action against Ian Allinson, the senior Amicus Rep, as part of an effort to attack the union by reducing facility time in the middle of the dispute.

Health service round-up

04 November 2006
Peterborough and Stamford hospital trust Maintenance workers in Amicus at Peterborough and Stamford hospital trust are being balloted for industrial action over pay.

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