Socialist Worker


Employment tribunal rules against rights for blacklisted agency workers

20 January 2012
The multinational construction company Carillion won an employment tribunal (ET) today, Friday, against a blacklisted worker.

No let-up in sparks’ fight

17 January 2012
Hundreds of electricians protested last week against a planned working agreement that could see their wages cut by about 35 percent.

Blacklisting - how bosses targeted 'troublemakers'

17 January 2012
Blacklist files of over 100 workers were submitted in evidence as part of Dave Smith’s Employment Tribunal.

Revealed: the true scale of the blacklisting scandal

17 January 2012
Socialist Worker can reveal shocking new information about how construction bosses operated a blacklist of trade unionists.

Sparks tell bosses: we won’t sign your rubbish contracts

10 January 2012
Some 150 electricians returned their unsigned contracts in protest to Balfour Beatty’s headquarters at Hillington in Scotland last Friday.

Construction workers unite for mass stay-aways

14 December 2011
Protests on construction sites across Britain again turned into mass stay-aways today (Wednesday).

Electricians strike and protest - and defy Balfour Beatty

07 December 2011
Rank and file electricians walked off jobs, protested and blocked roads in towns and cities across Britain this morning, Wednesday.

Sparks take to the streets in protests across Britain

06 December 2011
Some 200 electricians gathered at the Balfour Beatty site at Blackfriars in central London on the day of the public sector general strike last week.

Shut down the sites to beat bosses

06 December 2011
The war in construction is at a crucial stage.

Electricians at Balfour Beatty vote by 81 percent to strike

29 November 2011
Electricians at Balfour Beatty have voted overwhelmingly to strike against bosses’ attempts to destroy their terms and conditions.

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.