What are unions doing to organise precarious workers?

What are unions doing to organise precarious workers?

Gregor Gall looks at how smaller unions are going down a different path to larger ones More »

“We have a problem with a rogue trade unionist”

“We have a problem with a rogue trade unionist”

Belonging director Morag Livingstone tells the story behind her award-wining film More »

Sign the Unite petition calling for recognition for Parliamentary workers

Sign the Unite petition calling for recognition for Parliamentary workers

Union expresses no confidence in Andrea Leadsom's plans to protect staff from bullying and harassment in Westminster More »

On your bike – Uber loses workers’ rights tribunal to GMB

On your bike – Uber loses workers’ rights tribunal to GMB

Landmark ruling means workers are entitled to holiday pay, minimum wage and breaks 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)