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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

28/01/2015
NHS trade unions including UCATT have suspended the industrial action planned for this Thursday (29 January)...
27/01/2015
New figures have revealed that construction’s failure to train and recruit apprentices has worsened and that the...
23/01/2015
Neil Andrews, UCATT’s Executive Council member for Wales and the South West, has been elected as the new Chair of...
21/01/2015
Construction union UCATT have criticised anti-union attitudes at the £250 million waste to energy construction...
20/01/2015
Construction union UCATT have welcomed last night Dispatches (Monday 19th January) programme, titled Low Pay...

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UCATT alongside other NHS unions have suspended strike action planned for 29th Jan following an improved offer http://t.co/Qx0yEauDjb #NHS 4 days 13 hours ago
New figures show apprenticeships in crisis and the construction skills gap growing http://t.co/OCyoLgjJGO #construction #apprenticeships 5 days 15 hours ago
RT @tribunemagazine: @UCATTunion warn that an explosion in use of umbrella companies undermining the Government’s auto-enrolment scheme htt… 6 days 14 hours ago
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