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Unite Research Reveals Drop in Construction Safety Inspections

RESEARCH BY trade union Unite has revealed a decline in unannounced construction inspections being undertaken by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). According to a...

Union Busting Tactics Causing Serious HS2 Safety Failings

A RECENT SPATE of serious accidents on the HS2 tunnelling and track laying project in London are being blamed on a refusal to allow...

Scaffolders Take Strike Action Following Dispute

MEMBERS OF Unite, the UK’s construction union, working at the Drax power station in north Yorkshire are to take strike action next month (September...

Union Secures Million Pound Blacklisting Legal Settlement

UNITE, the UK construction union, has settled its ten year-long blacklisting case against multiple construction companies. As part of the overall settlement, which is subject...

HS2 Workers Denied Holiday Pay and Correct Overtime Rates

WORKERS ON the government’s flagship HS2 development are being denied holiday entitlement and are loosing over a hundred pounds a week in underpaid overtime...

Outsourcing Giant in Industrial Relations Mess, Says Union

OUTSOURCING GIANT, Mitie, should be banned from acquiring Interserve contracts according to Unite, the UK and Ireland’s largest union. The union believes contracts should not...

Unite to Force Blacklisting Construction Boss to Court

UNITE, THE CONSTRUCTION UNION, says it will attempt to force Cullum McAlpine, one of the key figures behind the industrial scale blacklisting of construction...