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Union Claims Government Will Fail to Tackle Workplace Exploitation

THE GOVERNMENT’S proposals to create a single labour enforcement body as part of its ‘workers’ rights package will fail to tackle entrenched workplace exploitation,...

Evidence of Police Collusion Strengthens Call for Public Inquiry

A CALL for a full public inquiry into the blacklisting of construction workers has been strengthened following new evidence uncovered by construction union, Unite. The...

Campaign to End HS2 Mistreatment of Construction Workers

A NEW campaign was launched today protesting the alleged mistreatment of construction workers operating on the High Speed Two (HS2) project. The campaign launch, organised...

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...

Outcry at Community Service for Roofer Death

FOLLOWING NEWS published in the Roofing Today Bulletin last week, of the tragic death of roofer Daniel Shrimpton, protests have been raised at the community...

Council Joins Construction Charter Leading Industry Standards

MANCHESTER City Council is the latest local authority to sign up to a construction charter that actively outlaws poor construction practices under its control. The...

Completion Costs for Liverpool Hospital ‘Underestimated’

THE cost of completing the stalled Royal Liverpool hospital following Carillion’s collapse have been “underestimated”, according to the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust. Originally...

Construction Period Dignity Campaign Launched

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to ensure that female workers in the construction sector can have dignity in the workplace during a menstrual period. Unite,...

Interserve – Another Carillion?

Financially troubled outsourcing giant Interserve could be ‘Carillion Mark Two’ according to the union Unite. Unite, which has 1,200 members working at Interserve, called on...

‘Beginning of the End’ for CITB, Says Unite

Unite has warned plans announced by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), that 337 will have their jobs outsourced, marks the ‘beginning of the...