by Tom Lansdell
BLACKLISTERS Carillion were blamed yesterday for the “squalid” state of a north London jail where prisoners are being subjected to “overcrowded” and “inhumane” conditions.
Inspectors singled out the outsourced...
Saturday 29th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CONTRACTS to build the new super-speed railway linking London to the north have been handed to a host of firms caught up in the blacklisting scandal.
Ministers announced £6.6 billion of contracts yesterday for building infrastructure for the first phase of the High Speed 2...
Tuesday 18th Jul 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Spycops have a long and baneful history of infiltrating health and safety groups. DAVE SMITH reports
Sunday 18th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
LABOUR has accused the SNP of double standards after reports that blacklisting employers has been given spots on an apprenticeship advisory board.
Speaking in a Holyrood debate marking Apprenticeship Week on Thursday, MSP Richard Leonard said that while the Scottish government claimed...
Saturday 4th Mar 2017
Unions demand Lend Lease be kept clear of housing contract
Thursday 2nd Mar 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
IPCC looks into destruction of ‘large number of documents’
Thursday 9th Feb 2017
NEW calls for a public inquiry into blacklisting were rejected by ministers yesterday.
Business Minister Margot James said the allegations were too old to merit an official probe — despite the shady database of blacklisted construction workers being operated as late as 2009.
NICOLA STURGEON was accused of failing to back trade union rights yesterday by visiting the site of a new hospital being built by a firm involved in blacklisting.
At the site in Dumfries visited by Scotland’s First Minister, a consortium led by blacklisting firm Laing...
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
Leaked emails reveal mistreatment of rail workers ‘driven to exhaustion’
Tuesday 20th Dec 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
WE THE undersigned, are writing this open letter in the spirit of fraternal debate among members of the newly merged Ucatt/Unite construction union.
The upsurge in industrial militancy in the last few years demonstrates that when the official union works alongside rank and file...
Monday 19th Dec 2016