Reports and Campaigns
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4 May 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including Blacklisting victory, Leicester teachers campaign and POA conference.
11 April 2016
All work was stopped at Templeborough Waste to Energy power station
16 March 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
9 March 2016
"Pay the rate, pay the rate!" chanted 200 engineering construction workers protesting outside the new biomass power station being built in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. The blockade by trade unionists stopped work on the site for the day.
2 March 2016
"Pay the rate, Pay the rate!" was the chant
20 January 2016
Prison cuts: On 14 January, prison officers' union the POA held a special delegate conference in Daventry called for by the Wormwood Scrubs branch
13 January 2016
New research shows a record 475,647 homes in England have planning permission but are yet to be built. Developers don't want to actually build the houses we need. If they did, Britain's overinflated housing market would crash and their profits would be hit.
11 November 2015
Up to 290 JCB permanent shop floor workers could be made redundant
16 September 2015
It's 5:15am and traffic is already starting to back up due to an ongoing protest by construction workers at the massive Wilton chemical plant on Teesside
16 September 2015
Probation strike: Probation workers in Unison took three hours of strike action on 14 September in an ongoing dispute over pay
14 September 2015
Friday protests of construction workers have been restarted at the Energy from Waste plant at Wilton
9 September 2015
The construction of the new Royal Liverpool hospital is being undertaken by the blacklist using company Carillion. Activists protested against union victimisation.
2 September 2015
Protests have continued at the Wilton complex in Teesside over pay. SITA Sembcorp has laid off workers and replaced them with contractors who employ workers paid less than trade union agreed rates.
25 March 2015
Blacklist Support Group secretary Dave Smith was arrested on the peaceful protest of 40 construction workers and their supporters outside the Construction News Awards in the Hilton Hotel in central London's Park Lane
20 March 2015
Blacklist Support Group secretary Dave Smith was arrested on a peaceful protest of 40 construction workers and their supporters outside the Construction News Awards in the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane on Wednesday night
11 March 2015
One of the key industrial battles of the last five years has been the struggle of workers in the construction industry for trade union rights and better terms and conditions, writes Neil Cafferky.
6 March 2015
GMB "Crocodile Tears" protests In Bristol, Plymouth, Epsom, Cambridge, Derby and Bridgend to shame managers who blacklisted workers
2 March 2015
For the third Monday in succession, there has been a protest outside a Crossrail site
16 February 2015
On Friday a worker was sacked for raising health and safety issues
3 December 2014
Firefighters block Tory minister: Over 200 firefighters and supporters blockaded the entrance to West Norwood fire-station, south London, on 25 November to prevent the entry of Tory fire minister Penny Mordaunt
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