UCATT says vote Yes to merge with Unite

Following delegates at conference voting overwhelmingly to merge with Unite, UCATT will be balloting this autumn for a merger with the Unite union.

UCATT is balloting NOW to merge with Unite. Voting is open until Tuesday November 1.

About the proposed Unite merger

A Revolution in Construction

A merger with Unite would - for the very first time in British industrial history - create one, single construction union. A single construction union for all workers would have industrial power never seen before in the construction industry. This would be of huge benefit to all UCATT members.

A revolution in construction

Youth & Apprenticeships

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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