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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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UCATT Members

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

03/03/2015
Construction union UCATT have exposed how the union was infiltrated by the Metropolitan Police’s Special...
02/03/2015
Council workers employed by South Ayrshire Council’s Property & Maintenance department are today (Monday 2nd...
24/02/2015
Construction union UCATT have criticised FIFA for once again ignoring the plight of migrant workers, enduring...
24/02/2015
Construction union UCATT have called on Walkers Crisps to pull their new advert which is insensitive and offensive...
23/02/2015
Construction union UCATT will stage a protest tomorrow (Tuesday 24th February) outside the offices of Land...

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RT @BozBoston: Really positive speech by @edballsmp on labours plans on the economy and #apprentiships .@ucattyorkshire @UCATTunion http://… 1 day 3 hours ago
Workers at South Ayrshire Council of @UCATTunion and @unitetheunion today begin a week long strike over bullying http://t.co/lnrtjq19xt 1 day 3 hours ago
RT @MidlandsTUC: Delighted to be joined by the Shrewsbury24 campaign #FairPayFortnight http://t.co/4FPlUy9sX5 2 days 21 hours ago
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