Reports and Campaigns
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29 March 2017
Construction workers protested outside Ferrybridge power station, Yorkshire on 29 March.
19 December 2016
We the undersigned, are writing this open letter in the spirit of fraternal debate amongst members of the newly merged UCATT/UNITE construction union
29 June 2016
"Let's not forget the numerous activists who have been on the more secretive blacklist other than the recent case."
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
24 February 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. National FE college strike; construction workers protest against employers breaking pay agreements; Independent newspaper to close.
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
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
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
28 May 2014
Construction workers protest: NSSN members and other trade unionists joined construction workers on a day of action on 23 May
23 April 2014
Workers' Memorial Day is on 28 April. In many towns and cities, construction workers and their trade union branches will take a lead in organising activities
17 April 2014
120 construction workers turned up for a Unite branch meeting at Conway hall yesterday evening. The hall manager wouldn't let them in the meeting room because there were too many people for the room
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