Reports and Campaigns
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26 October 2016
Hundreds of construction electricians crowded into the main conference room at Unite's national headquarters on 19 October to hammer out an action plan on the massive Crossrail project - the biggest publicly-financed scheme in Western Europe.
22 September 2016
Theresa May has given the go-ahead to the £18 billion 'Hinkley Point C' in Somerset
21 September 2016
"No justice! No Peace!" rings out from a megaphone. New documentary 'Blacklisted' is a film about power, the organisations that wield it and the people who fought back.
31 August 2016
Offshore investment firms part-own 277 Scottish state schools.
29 June 2016
"Let's not forget the numerous activists who have been on the more secretive blacklist other than the recent case."
11 May 2016
Blacklisted workers have won millions of pounds in compensation after a long-running legal battle finally ended in victory. The total figure for compensation paid out by the blacklisting firms is estimated at £50 million with an additional £200 million worth of legal costs.
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
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