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National Accident Helpline Responds to Unite Criticism

THE National Accident Helpline has issued a statement in response to criticism of its Rights on Site campaign by Unite the union. The National Accident...

Unite Warns National Accident Helpline is No Friend to Construction Workers

UNITE is warning construction workers not to be duped by a campaign launched by a legal firm, called the National Accident Helpline. The National Accident...

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...

Construction Should Tackle Long Hours Culture, says Unite

CONSTRUCTION UNION, Unite is calling on the industry to tackle the long hours culture which currently afflicts the sector. The union made the call following...

Construction Workers Face Retirement ‘Black Hole’ as Pension Take-Up Limited

THE MAJORITY OF construction workers are not saving towards their retirement, research by Unite, the UK’s construction union, has found. Following a freedom of information...

Forcing Construction Workers onto Bikes is Dangerous warns Unite, following TfL’s...

FORCING CONSTRUCTION WORKERS in London onto bikes is potentially dangerous, warns Unite, the UK’s construction union. The union issued its warning after Transport for London...

Pay Freeze Could Lead to Industrial Action on Construction Sites

THE PROSPECT OF industrial discontent on UK construction sites in the coming months has greatly increased, as a result of employers blocking a pay...

Unite Calls for Safety Action as Extreme Heat Puts Crane Drivers...

THE EXTREME HEAT of recent days could be putting crane drivers at risk their union Unite has warned. The construction union is calling for immediate action...

Crossrail at Heart of Contemporary Blacklisting Scandal says Unite

THE FLAGSHIP but troubled Crossrail project is at the heart of a contemporary blacklisting case launched by Unite, the UK’s construction union. The case involves...

No Build Build Build’ Warning if Construction Apprenticeship Crisis is Not Addressed

THE PRIME MINISTER'S recent promise to `build, build, build' the UK back to economic health will not “get very far”, says Unite. The union is...