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UNISYS SHAREHOLDER-EMPLOYEES TO PROTEST AT SHAREHOLDERS MEETING ON APRIL 30 IN EFFORT TO SAVE JOBS

 UNISYS SHAREHOLDER-EMPLOYEES TO PROTEST AT SHAREHOLDERS MEETING
 ON APRIL 30 IN EFFORT TO SAVE JOBS
 PHILADELPHIA, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Brodie Rubinsky & Ford, attorneys at law:
 On April 30, at 9:30 a.m., at the Civic Center in Philadelphia, current and former shareholder-employees of the Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) will protest the effects on their families and communities affected by Unisys closure of plants as part of an effort to restructure the company.
 Unisys Refuses to Consider Alternatives to Closures:
 For example, Unisys employees in Minnesota have created an "Alternative Use Project" which encourages alternative product planning in order to shift resources and talent at local facilities away from defense and obsolete production into new civilian product manufacturing. Unisys employees at the Flemington and Branchburg, N.J., operations are working towards an employee buyout of those operations. Unisys has refused to consider either of these employee initiatives, both of which could result in greater financial profitability of the company and protection for workers' jobs. In New Jersey, 700 people will lose their jobs when the Flemington plant closes on May 29, 1992, because Unisys refuses to even consider any Employees Stock Ownership Plan, stating that their business plan is "cast in stone." In Minnesota, the number of jobs lost will exceed 7,500 by June 1992, despite long-standing efforts by employees to propose new non-defense alternatives. Such employee proposals fell on deaf ears.
 Desktop III:
 "Ill wind" tarnished Unisys in the fall of 1991. Another "ill wind" might be brewing concerning Unisys's Flemington location. Someone -- who no one has been able to identify to date -- provided what appears to be intentionally false information concerning poor quality work and customer order response at the Flemington plant. This information somehow ended up in the Federal Register resulting in the cancellation of Unisys remaining Desktop III (produced at the Flemington plant) contract with the government.
 Employees from both Minnesota and New Jersey are bringing their cases to the shareholders meeting on April 30, at the Philadelphia Civic Center.
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 /CONTACT: Mary Frances Regan, chairperson of the Unisys Trade Adjustment Workers Committee, 908-788-4758, or evenings, 908-806-8096/
 (UIS) CO: Unisys Corporation ST: Pennsylvania IN: CPR SU:


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