Not going to #PayRise rally? Read Frances O’Grady’s message here

Not going to #PayRise rally? Read Frances O’Grady’s message here

TUC general secretary invites people to write to their MPs to demand fair pay for public servants More »

To affiliate or not affiliate, that is the question … how unions work informally with the Labour Party

To affiliate or not affiliate, that is the question … how unions work informally with the Labour Party

The final part of our LRD series focuses on how the AEU and PCS lobby for policy changes More »

“The time for action is now” – Mark Serwotka on his union’s pay campaign

“The time for action is now” – Mark Serwotka on his union’s pay campaign

PCS general secretary says there has never been an important time to step up campaigning More »

BECTU and the Labour Party – where do they go from here?

BECTU and the Labour Party – where do they go from here?

Part two of the LRD series looks at what happened when BECTU merged with Prospect More »

Labour and the unions: forging stronger links?

Labour and the unions: forging stronger links?

Since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour Party leader, several unions that were not Labour-affiliated have been considering their relationship with the party More »

 

Tag Archives: Scottish Affairs Select Committee

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

“Hyperbole and hypocrisy” from DWP over Remploy

MPs hear that organisations making "collaborative" bids to run closure-threatened Remploy factories are being refused access to key financial information

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

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)