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Unite Names and Shames Construction Site’s Filthy Welfare Facilities

The Parc Adfer energy from waste construction site in Deeside, north Wales, has become the first to be named and shamed by construction union...

Lessons from Carillion’s Collapse have been Ignored, Says Unite

The government ‘has lost the plot’ after it announced proposals to require outsourcers to produce a ‘living will’, in case they collapse, according to...

Employers Need to up Their Game to Root out CSCS Card...

Construction employers need to ‘up their game’ in rooting out fake Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) cards, according to Unite. The union made its call...

Campaign to Prevent Exploitation of Liverpool Royal hospital Construction Workers Continues

Unite is stepping up its campaign to ensure that when work restarts on the Royal Liverpool Hospital, construction workers on the project are not...

Unite Calls for Closure of ‘Double Whammy’ Apprentice Levy Payroll Deduction...

Unite, the UK’s largest union, is calling for an immediate crackdown on a loophole being operated by unscrupulous employment agencies and umbrella companies. Unite has...

Unite Calls for Criminal Investigations into Carillion Collapse

Unite, the UK’s construction union, has called for an immediate criminal investigation into the key individuals involved in the collapse of Carillion. Speaking at the...

Unite Calls for Urgent Review of Liquidator Fees Following Carillion Revelations

Unite is calling for an urgent review of the fees, major accountancy firms can charge when a company falls into administration, after it was...

Unite Secures North West Highways Umbrella Company Ban

Unite, the UK’s largest union, has reached an agreement which bans workers from being employed via exploitative umbrella companies on a major highways contract...

CITB Head Office Plans Branded Deeply Flawed by Unite

The Construction Industry Training Board’s (CITB) proposed move from its headquarters in Norfolk, to an unspecified site in Peterborough, has been described as deeply...