16 January 2018
Politicians and bosses rushed to denounce failed firm Carillion as the latest in a long list of companies described as the “unacceptable face of capitalism”.
16 January 2018
Carillion was Britain’s second-largest construction company, employing 43,000 people globally.
14 January 2018
Bosses at Carillion have got their hands out. They have already taken billions of public money on the outsourcing and privatising gravy train.
13 December 2017
Workers on London’s CrossRail project who were laid off in the run-up to Christmas protested on Wednesday.
31 October 2017
“It’s like cladding your home in solid petrol,” fire expert and surveyor Arnold Tarling told the BBC last week.
15 August 2017
Up to 100 construction workers in the GMB and Unite unions were joined by supporters at King George Dock in Hull on Monday to protest for equal pay
28 July 2017
Workers were on the move in central Manchester today, Friday, as strikers from Mears housing came to the town hall instead of mounting a picket.
21 July 2017
Some 180 workers who maintain homes for Manchester city council are two weeks into a four week continuous strike
06 December 2016
Construction workers on one of Britain’s biggest infrastructure projects downed tools after bosses tried to move a union rep off site.
29 November 2016
Over 100 construction workers protested against Crossrail bosses in London last Friday.
13 September 2016
More people may be in work but full-time positions are getting harder to find. Behind the figures, Alistair Farrow finds that bosses are making employment work for them—not us
17 May 2016
A group of construction workers has won millions of pounds in compensation from eight construction firms this week.
11 May 2016
Last week we received the tragic news that our friend and comrade Andy Smith had passed away unexpectedly.
09 May 2016
A group of blacklisted workers has won millions of pounds in compensation from eight construction firms.
03 May 2016
Also: Scaffolders strike in Glasgow
29 April 2016
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.
19 April 2016
Blacklisting bosses have settled claims with another 180 workers.
12 April 2016
Engineering construction workers protested against the undercutting of wages at three power station construction sites last week.
01 March 2016
Some 150 construction workers on two new Royal Navy aircraft carriers in Rosyth on the Firth of Forth struck unofficially—and won.
09 February 2016
Some 500 crane operators and support staff working for Ainscough struck for the second time on Monday of this week.