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First UCATT blacklisted victims recieve compensation

Members of construction union UCATT who were victims of blacklisting, by major construction companies, have begun to receive compensation.

Silence Kills

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UCATT is calling on all its members to vote YES in February to keep the political fund. This is an absolutely vital vote and requires your full attention.

UCATT concern at justice delay following Great Yarmouth tragedy

Construction union UCATT has said that it is highly concerned about the delay in bringing charges following the worst fatal accident in the industry for many years.

CITB forecast highlights construction skills challenge

Commentating on the latest Construction Industry Training Board forecast released today (January 27th), construction union UCATT have warned that urgent action is needed to tackle the growing skills shortage.

CSCS cards revoked

Following the revelation last year that fraudsters were giving Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) applicants the answers to the questions and thus issuing false certificates, the CSCS and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have revoked 4, 615 cards.

UCATT helps abandoned workers get back to work quickly

UCATT has helped maintenance workers left in limbo by Aberdeenshire Council get jobs and interviews almost immediately with Aberdeen City Council. Eighteen workers were left high and dry without jobs or any idea of their future when council-contracted employer Kier Construction backed out of its contract with three months remaining.

Action urged following London construction deaths

Construction union UCATT are calling on the Health and Safety Executive to urgently review their reporting methods and for the industry to examine safety requirements, following new evidence on migrant worker deaths.

UCATT says the Tories are stealing the assets of the British people

Latest figures released by housing charity Shelter say that 200,000 council houses will be sold off under the Tory’s Housing Bill, this will mean more than £1bn a year of state assets will be sold to private landlords.

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