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Tag Archives: Blacklisting

“Globalise our solidarity” over Crossrail blacklist companies

Blacklisted workers have lobbied major shareholders in Dutch-based multinational over alleged victimisation of union reps in Crossrail project

Unions condemn “disgrace” of blacklist firms on £1.6bn Forth bridge

Unions have pressed Scottish government to ban companies associated with unlawful blacklisting from bidding for publicly-funded contracts, including Forth Replacement Crossing

Blacklisting report “shines a light” on “dark, unethical” side of industry – unions

Scottish Affairs Committee expresses concern that leading companies have not admitted to extent of blacklisting

Skanska accused over “half-hearted, inexcusable” blacklisting apology

GMB calls for executives to investigate proactively all those denied work by the company because of blacklisting and compensate them

GMB in Living Wage strike against Carillion

School support staff in Sheffield strike today over refusal by outsourcing and construction giant, Carillion, to pay them living wage of £7.45 per hour

Balfour Beatty boss “hiding behind lawyer” over blacklisting

Balfour Beatty Construction CEO revealed the company continues to hold some information about blacklisted workers, but refused to give MPs details

Anti-blacklisting rally call to SNP government – which side are you on?

Unions are calling for SNP ministers at Scottish Parliament (pictured) to launch independent inquiry into blacklisting

Time to choose for blacklisters – be part of the clean up, or part of cover-up

Exec Vice President of Skanska UK Scottish Affairs Committee he had no knowledge that 10,000s of workers were subjected to what he called “a process of vetting”

MPs prepare blacklisting report with Balfour, Skanska poised to give evidence

MPs investigating blacklisting in the construction industry are preparing to release interim report on 9-month inquiry

Crossrail contractor in the dock over blacklisting

Frank Morris alleges he was sacked from Crossrail site last year for raising health and safety concerns. (Pictured: protest at Crossrail's Westbourne Park site, September 2012)