Around 380 employees at Dundee City Council could see their contracts taken over by private contractor Tayside Contracts, if the council outsources its building and maintenance work. The council has started a consultation process but the move is counter to national trends which has seen hundreds of councils taking back maintenance and construction in-house.
Construction union UCATT is calling on the Government to address the damaging flaws in its much trumpeted auto-enrolment pension scheme, as part of a review announced this week. Currently, thousands of construction workers are being cheated out of a proper pension by glaringly obvious omissions.
Construction union UCATT are calling on the Scottish Government to conduct an urgent independent pay audit for worker’s operating on the Forth Crossing in order to reassert confidence that workers are being treated fairly.
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