NUJ calls for investigation into Islamophobia, racism and hatred in British press

NUJ calls for investigation into Islamophobia, racism and hatred in British press

Union calls out Sun's Trevor Kavanagh over his "Muslim Problem" comments More »

BONG! TUC hits back at Mail’s Big Ben bollocks

BONG! TUC hits back at Mail’s Big Ben bollocks

"Like putting your ear next to a police siren", says health and safety expert More »

Outrage as trade unionist “sacked” from EHRC board

Outrage as trade unionist “sacked” from EHRC board

Sarah Veale says Greening's decision not to reappoint her could be a political move by the Tories to silence working people More »

“We are their teacher, friend and family sometimes” – the teachers supporting refugee children

“We are their teacher, friend and family sometimes” – the teachers supporting refugee children

The NASUWT's Ben Padley visits Bremen with sister union GEW as his union looks to develop a programme to support refugees and asylum seekers in UK schools More »

“I was terrified” – the moment Josh proposed to Scarlett at Tolpuddle

“I was terrified” – the moment Josh proposed to Scarlett at Tolpuddle

Josh pops the question in front of hundreds of festival-goers 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)