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The PCS union has secured massive pay rises of up to 15% for workers employed by Fujitsu Services UK. The victory follows strike action coordinated by the union.

More than 300 members working in IT roles for HMRC walked out in January. They have now voted to accept a new deal that sees them gain an extra day of annual leave and a promise to review out-of-hour rates, as well as higher pay.

Responding to the news, PCS general secretary Fran Heathcote said: “This is a fantastic win by our members at Fujitsu. I congratulate them for standing firm and winning a pay rise of at least 5%, with the lowest-paid receiving three times that.

“It’s a shame that it took strike action for Fujitsu to find the extra money for our members, but this victory shows what happens when workers stand together. Other private sector employers should take note.”

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