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Reports round-up: Get a move on over equal pay, Glasgow council

Reports round-up: Get a move on over equal pay, Glasgow council Also: Sellafield | Virgin trains | Kingsmill bakery | Quality Line buses | Kent buses | Medway Maritime Hospital | Picturehouse | Protest against Mariano Rajoy's visit | STUC takes on Scottish budget | Darlington Newsquest | Blacklisting

Reports round-up: Protest against ward closure in Mansfield

Reports round-up: Protest against ward closure in Mansfield Also: One Housing tenants won't be divided | Burston strike school centenary | Argos strike ends | Pay dispute at HTC Wolffkran | Big Ben blacklisting protest | Flashmob against firings at Glasgow Grosvenor | Rally called in Liverpool

Sparks take on bosses attacks at Crossrail

Sparks take on bosses attacks at Crossrail Hundreds of electricians across the Crossrail project in London “cabined up” on Monday morning at the Canning Town, Holborn and Mile End shafts.

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

Skirmishes in battle for more rights at Crossrail

Skirmishes in battle for more rights at Crossrail Construction workers on one of Britain’s biggest infrastructure projects downed tools after bosses tried to move a union rep off site.

Inspiring calls to struggle open Marxism 2016 festival in London

Inspiring calls to struggle open Marxism 2016 festival in London The Marxism 2016 festival got underway in central London today, Thursday, bringing together socialists from across Britain and the rest of the world.

Reports round-up

14 June 2016
Workers At 100 Wood Street corporate offices in the City of London financial district are on all-out strike.

LETTERS: Blacklisting bosses are only sorry that they were caught

31 May 2016
Simon Basketter’s article (Socialist Worker, 18 May) sums up how the forces of the state colluded with giant construction firms to attack the rights of workers.

Beating back the blacklisters - why construction workers are fighting on

17 May 2016
A group of construction workers has won millions of pounds in compensation from eight construction firms this week.

Construction bosses pay millions to settle blacklist case

09 May 2016
A group of blacklisted workers has won millions of pounds in compensation from eight construction firms.

Blacklisted trade unionists win huge payout

03 May 2016
Also: Scaffolders strike in Glasgow

Blacklisting bosses feel the heat as workers win big payouts

19 April 2016
Blacklisting bosses have settled claims with another 180 workers.

Reports round up

05 April 2016
Protesters were set to demonstrate in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, on Wednesday of this week to defend the town’s Women’s Aid service.

Industrial round up

15 March 2016
Blacklist protest |Picadilly line |Strike at the Opera |Nazis not welcome in South Wales |TUC women back junior doctors

News in brief

09 February 2016
ENGLAND’s biggest academy chain is failing nearly half of its secondary school pupils, according to a damning report by schools watchdog Ofsted.

Judge orders blacklisters to look for key documents

26 January 2016
A High Court judge has ordered 30 contractors, including Sir Robert McAlpine and Balfour Beatty, to disclose all correspondence linked to blacklisting. This practice denied work to thousands of trade union members.

Blacklisted workers kick off at Anfield

19 January 2016
Blacklisted workers protested at Liverpool FC’s match against Manchester United last Sunday against the use of Carillion to build the new stand at its Anfield stadium.

Victory as blacklisting firms 'run up the white flag'

13 October 2015
Some of the biggest construction companies could have to pay out tens of millions of pounds in damages.  

Liverpool blockade over construction blacklisting

08 September 2015
Protesters blocked roads in Liverpool on Friday of last week because a construction firm will not hire blacklisted workers.

Canary Wharf protest forces construction bosses to follow the rules—instead of sacking the rep

28 July 2015
Rank and file construction workers and their supporters took on the Morgan Stanley Corporation on Monday of this week—and won.

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