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Open letter from blacklisted construction workers

Open letter from blacklisted construction workers Unions have won important gains. But questions remain that a newly merged Ucatt/Unite union should investigate

Construction bosses pay millions to settle blacklist case

Construction bosses pay millions to settle blacklist case A group of blacklisted workers has won millions of pounds in compensation from eight construction firms.

Workers Memorial Day event in London

Workers Memorial Day event in London Workers' Memorial Day was marked with a number of vigils and rallies on Thursday 28 April. The same day saw a 60 year old worker killed on the new Forth Bridge construction site.

Port Talbot protesters demand nationalisation to save steel jobs

Port Talbot protesters demand nationalisation to save steel jobs Trade unionists, campaigners and residents rallied in Port Talbot, South Wales, demanding that the town's steel works is nationalised, today, Saturday. The 60-strong protest came after a Tata Steel company insider told the bosses' Financial Times newspaper that bosses "are now going to shut it down."

Workers have the power to stop the steel jobs massacre

Workers have the power to stop the steel jobs massacre Proposed cuts by Tata Steel and news that Caparo Industries have gone into administration has put 2,900 steel jobs at risk.

Teesside construction workers take pay fight to Liverpool plant

Teesside construction workers take pay fight to Liverpool plant Construction workers from Unite, GMB and Ucatt unions protested in Liverpool on Wednesday of last week.

Sita workers bring dispute back to recycling bosses

29 September 2015
The 24th day of protest with Sita Waste Management at the ICI Wilton complex near Redcar took place on Friday of last week.

A deepening revolt in construction sees more unofficial walkouts

15 September 2015
Construction workers turned a three-hour stoppage on Wednesday of last week into a three-day unofficial strike at Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant in Cumbria.

Tata Steel threatens job cuts after unions compromise on pensions

21 July 2015
Bosses at Tata Steel threatened 720 job losses in South Yorkshire and the West Midlands last week. 

Steel workers are ready to fight against bosses' raid on pensions

16 June 2015
More than 13,000 steel workers were set to strike on Monday of next week against attacks on their pension scheme. 

National strike set to go ahead at Tata Steel

09 June 2015
Four trade unions in the steel industry have called its first national strike for 30 years against a raid on the British Steel pension scheme.

Tata Steel workers deliver a resounding vote for action

02 June 2015
Workers in the Community union at Tata Steel plants across Britain have voted by almost 90 percent to strike in defence of their pensions.

Four-day strike at refinery

18 November 2014
Workers at the Phillips 66 oil refinery in South Humberside walked out unofficially. Also: HTC Plant crane drivers vote on new offer, Blacklist protesters block Carrington building site

Striking crane drivers stop major projects

11 November 2014
HTC Plant workers held the first of three one-day walkouts on Friday of last week. 

Crane drivers vote to strike over pay

28 October 2014
Crane operators could bring major construction sites across Britain to a halt after voting overwhelmingly for strikes.

Blacklisting 'payout' scheme slammed

08 July 2014
Blacklisted construction workers have denounced the launch by eight building firms of a scheme claiming to compensate workers.

Construction workers round up

22 April 2014
Blacklisting; Agency workers; Workers' Memorial Day

Reports round-up

21 January 2014
Bus workers walk out in Weymouth | Vote for action on the DLR | Newsquest journalists start ballot | Shetland construction workers discuss offer | Tata Steel deal accepted in Scunthorpe | Sandwich workers could strike in Corby | National Gallery staff want living wage | Ballot for Romec workers | Resistance meeting in Donnington | Library protest called in Barnsley

Shetland bosses launch a lockout over action ballot by construction workers

03 December 2013
Bosses have locked out construction workers building a £500 million gas plant on Shetland.

Photos of blacklisting day of action on 20 November 2013

20 November 2013
Cardiff | Leeds | London | Wolverhampton | Edinburgh

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