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25 May 2021
Some blacklist documents included entries where union officials had provided the information
13 November 2019
For decades, trade unionists, shop stewards and socialists suspected there was an active blacklist and that 'spycops' infiltrated trade unions.
25 September 2019
Workers building a wood chip acetylation (processing) plant in Hull walked off the job in defence of trade union agreements and against blacklisting on 24 September.
13 March 2019
The government's last ditch attempt to bribe enough Labour MPs to back Theresa May's Brexit deal has seemingly backfired - with only a few Blairites prepared to back her.
20 February 2019
Hundreds of Birmingham bin workers took strike action to protest against secret payments to workers who did not take part in the 2017 bin strike.
16 November 2018
24 October 2018
The story of the catastrophic collapse of Carillion took an even more shocking turn recently
25 July 2018
On 24 July, The Guardian published an article revealing that Thatcher's government worked with MI5 and Special Branch to draw up a blacklist of civil servants deemed to be 'subversives'.
13 December 2017
Hundreds of construction workers took part in the national day of action against blacklisting on 6 December called by Unite the Union
7 December 2017
Unite the Union held protests across the country on Wednesday against the "sinister practice" of blacklisting workers
1 November 2017
Campaigners discussed the fight against bosses and even some union officials who break the law to prevent trade unionists from being hired
18 October 2017
It is clear undercover surveillance of trade unionists and left activists has taken place - contrary to the myth that it couldn't happen in Britain.
11 October 2017
For almost 100 years a secret ban was operated to deny jobs to thousands of workers involved in trade union activity
5 July 2017
Mixed fleet cabin crew started a 16-day strike on 1 July. Up until the start of the latest strike, mixed fleet cabin crew had been on strike for 26 days
21 June 2017
Unite members at BA's mixed fleet will strike on 1-16 July
17 May 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including the latest in the Fujitsu dispute, a blacklisting protest and the result of the RCN ballot.
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 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.
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