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12 June 2013
TV review: "Unfortunately there are people in this life who do cause trouble. I can't say whether people on that list caused genuine trouble but certainly I know some of them would have.", writes Neil Cafferky.
22 May 2013
George Tapp, who has stood as a TUSC candidate in council elections in Salford, has been hospitalised after being hit by a car while taking part in a protest against blacklisting
16 May 2013
George Tapp, 64, a retired electrician and Unite activist who lives in Salford, was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver yesterday outside the offices of construction firm BAM in Manchester...
7 May 2013
About 40 trade unionists in the construction industry came to a north-west 'rank and file' meeting in Warrington
3 May 2013
Cleaners at Manchester airport took solid strike action on 3rd May against a drastic worsening of their conditions
1 May 2013
Unite activists from the Southampton area came together on 25 April to join the growing voice of workers across the country speaking out against the illegal practices of employers blacklisting union activists from employment...
27 March 2013
The government's claim to be tackling the housing crisis dominated budget headlines, but it quickly became clear that its policies give a hand-out to its millionaire friends
13 March 2013
150 construction workers, their families and supporters took part in an anti-blacklisting demonstration in Dundee on 9 March
27 February 2013
PCS ballot: Members of the civil service union PCS are being encouraged to ensure a big 'yes' vote for action by asking them to bring their ballot paper to work on 27 February, some are exchanging them for badges saying "I've voted 'yes'"...
20 February 2013
Over 100 construction workers from across Cheshire and Merseyside protested at the Capenhurst site today
13 February 2013
The recent scandal around blacklisting in the construction industry once again highlights the ruthless steps employers are willing to take in order to undermine hard-won terms and conditions at work and attack union organisation.
13 February 2013
Hospital workers fighting massive pay cuts have forced Mid Yorks hospital Trust to extend the deadline for agreeing to new contracts by three weeks so that negotiations can proceed
24 January 2013
The government has refused to publish documents relating to the Shrewsbury 24 case
8 January 2013
Construction workers at the Runcorn thermal power station site have walked out in protest over health and safety issues. A worker on the site explained:...
4 January 2013
Hull City Council has voted unanimously to remove blacklisting firms from all council contracts at the latest full council meeting
12 December 2012
National Shop Stewards Network chair, Rob Williams, recently interviewed Dave Smith, a blacklisted construction worker.
15 November 2012
As millions of workers took strike action across Europe, there was an impressive protest outside the Crossrail Tottenham Court Road site
7 November 2012
Two fatal incidents on separate construction sites in London have again cast the spotlight on safety in the construction industry...
30 October 2012
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