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The Umbrella Companies Con-Trick

Thousands of highly skilled construction workers are struggling to survive thanks to a con-trick which sees their pay cut substantially.
UCATT have published a report into this exploitation of construction workers via umbrella companies.

Download the report now Our campaign against umbrella companies

Beware Asbestos

Asbestos is the greatest single cause of work-related deaths in the UK.
The HSE has launched a free web app to help identify the risks when working on buildings.

Visit the HSE asbestos web app About the HSE asbestos campaign

Youth & Apprenticeships

Building for the future - UCATT has a long history of promoting high quality apprenticeships and supporting apprentices in securing permanent employment.

Youth & Apprenticeships Our Charter for Apprenticeships Traineeships

Stop Blacklisting

Blacklisting is a secretive and malicious practice that ruins lives. Individuals have been denied work in the construction industry, unable to see the information compiled about them and powerless to challenge this.

Help us stop blacklisting

Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians.
UCATT is the UK’s only trade union specialising in construction.

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Join UCATT today

Join UCATT today to ensure that every building worker benefits from rights like paid annual and public holidays, industry sick pay (paid by your employer) on top of statutory sick pay, proper notice and notice pay and much more.

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Register and login to the website to view and amend your membership details and access members only content. Our activists area contains resources for Shop Stewards, Safety and Learning Reps.

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Umbrella Companies

Thousands of construction workers are being forced to work via umbrella companies. They are being totally ripped off. Find out more and see what UCATT are doing to combat this exploitation on our campaign page.

Our umbrella company campaign

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Working Rule Agreement

The Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) Working Rule Agreement is the largest industrial agreement within the construction industry. View the headline pay rates and download the full agreement.

CIJC Working Rule Agreement

UCATT news

21/07/2015
One in five of those responsible for checking cards on construction sites have seen fake certification cards for...
16/07/2015
Construction union UCATT have agreed to nominate Andy Burnham for Labour Leader and Angela Eagle for Deputy Leader...
16/07/2015
Construction union UCATT are calling on Lord Justice Pitchford to clarify whether his public inquiry into...
16/07/2015
Members of construction union UCATT employed at Aspire Housing in Newcastle-under-Lyme are furious that their...
15/07/2015
Construction union UCATT has described the Government’ Trade Union Bill which is published today (July 15th) as a...

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