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Construction electricians gained a tremendous victory against the multinational Balfour Beatty and six other building contractors, photo by SP Wales

Construction electricians gained a tremendous victory against the multinational Balfour Beatty and six other building contractors, photo by SP Wales

24 February 2012

'Priceless victory' of sparks against the Dirty Seven

The tremendous victory of construction electricians against the multinational Balfour Beatty and six other building contractors, confirmed yesterday, is a hugely significant moment for these workers and the rest of the union movement

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23 February 2012

Construction workers' struggle victorious

The BESNA struggle is over - all the remaining companies have capitulated! It's a victory for the whole union movement.

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22 February 2012

Second construction firm pulls out of BESNA contract

Following Balfour Beatty pulling out of the new BESNA contract last Friday, another of the 'dirty 7' construction firms - NG Bailey - has now followed suit...

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Construction workers protesting in Cardiff, 7.12.11,  photo Mariam Kamish

17 February 2012

Sparks defeat Balfours - now for total victory over BESNA!

Led by the 'rank and file' committee, after six months of protests, unofficial walkouts and a threatened strike, Balfour Beatty has pulled out of the BESNA contract which will cut skilled consruction workers' wages by up to 35%

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17 February 2012

Victory! Balfour Beatty withdraws BESNA contracts

Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (BBES) has backed down on imposing contracts which would have terminated long-held agreements, leading to pay cuts of up to 30% and poorer terms and conditions for key construction staff...

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Manchester electricians protesting on 31.8.11 as part of protests around the country against the employers' assault on pay and conditions. From left to right, Simon, Steve and Sean leafleted outside the Carillion site on Corporation Road in Denton, M, pho

26 January 2012

Electricians to protest on 1 February in Manchester

Manchester electricians fighting the new Besna contracts because of pay cuts and deskilling, are appealing for a huge turnout on Wednesday 1 February from 7am at the town hall/central library site, writes Hugh Caffrey.

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Construction workers protesting in Cardiff, 7.12.11, photo Mariam Kamish

25 January 2012

Balfour Beatty re-ballot: Vote to strike again

The next two weeks are absolutely vital in the construction electricians' struggle against the employers' imposition of the Besna contract, writes Rob Williams, National Shop Stewards Network chair.

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25 January 2012

Exposed - the dirty world of the construction blacklist

A London Employment Tribunal has found that engineer Dave Smith had been blacklisted by Carillion (JM) Limited and Schal International Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of Carillion) because he raised concerns about asbestos on building sites and because of his trade union activities...

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16 January 2012

Electricians' national meeting plans next steps in battle against pay cut

Electricians from across England, Scotland and Wales met in Birmingham to plan the next steps for the fight in defence of pay rates and their skilled trade

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16 January 2012

Appeal from protesting electricians and construction workers

The Socialist Party received this message from Alan Keays, Joint Sites Committee: 'Our dispute has reached a critical stage. Wages will be cut by 35%.'

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Construction workers’ strike on 14 December: Corus Redcar electricians, photo Elaine Brunskill

Construction workers’ strike on 14 December: Corus Redcar electricians, photo Elaine Brunskill

4 January 2012

Unity against wage cuts in construction

The 'Dirty 7' construction companies, who want to slash skilled workers' wages, have finally been dragged kicking and screaming to the negotiating table, writes Rob Williams, Chair, National Shop Stewards Network.

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Banner outside ConocoPhilips’ Humber refinery in Immingham, 14 December 2011, photo Alistair Tice

14 December 2011

Action by construction workers escalates in the 17th week of protests

The 'Dirty 7' construction companies have finally been dragged kicking and screaming to the negotiating table by months of rank & file protest action. Read on for reports of protests on 14 December and the latest Socialist Party leaflet

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Construction workers’ strike on 14 December: Corus Redcar electricians, photo Elaine Brunskill

Construction workers’ strike on 14 December: Corus Redcar electricians, photo Elaine Brunskill

14 December 2011

All out now to stop the sites!

The construction workers' strike on 14 December could be the biggest strike in the construction industry for almost 40 years, writes Rob Williams, Chair, National Shop Stewards Network.

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14 December 2011

Building bosses and their blacklist

For years, many builders suspected that contractors operated a 'blacklist' of troublemakers to ensure they did not end up with any union activists on their sites, writes Dan Gillman.

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7 December 2011

Defend the JIB, victory to the sparks!

Electricians working for Balfour Beatty (BBES) have spoken for all electricians in the construction industry and voted overwhelmingly to strike to defend their national pay agreements - the Joint Industry Board (JIB), writes Rob Williams, Chair, National Shop Stewards Network.

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On the picket line at Balfour Beaty London HQ, photo Neil Cafferky

7 December 2011

Construction workers fight a 35% cut in wages

The biggest of the 'Dirty 7' big contractors, Balfour Beatty, may have outlawed the strike by their electricians but today saw protests and walkouts all over the country. NB: Contribution from an electrician added on 9.12.11 (see end)

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Construction workers' national protest outside the Pinnacle site, London, 9.11.11, photo Harry Smith

Construction workers' national protest outside the Pinnacle site, London, 9.11.11, photo Harry Smith

30 November 2011

Construction workers defend the JIB

Strike to fight pay cuts: The pressure is building on the 'Big 7' major construction companies who want to withdraw from the Joint Industry Board (JIB) agreement and impose the new BESNA contracts which will cut pay by up to 35%.

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30 November 2011

Electricians occupy building company HQ

Construction electricians brought their campaign of defiance to the home of one of the 'Dirty Seven' contractors in London on 23 November, writes Rob Williams, National Shop Stewards Network chair.

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Grattes managers blockaded on stairwell refuse to tell protesting electricians why they are cutting their wages by 35%

23 November 2011

Electricians occupy building company headquarters

This morning 150 construction workers occupied the head office of Grattes Brothers in Kings Cross, protesting against the tearing up of the JIB agreement.
Articles added 24.11.11: Pay-slashing construction companies lose £billions; + North East report

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23 November 2011

Construction workers fight pay cuts

The pressure is growing on the 'Big 7' construction companies who want to withdraw from the Joint Industry Board agreement and impose the new BESNA contracts which will cut workers' pay by up to 35%...

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