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Shadow Chancellor pledges Umbrella Company action

Speaking today at UCATT conference today (Thursday 19th May) Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP has pledged that the next Labour Government will take action to tackle umbrella company exploitation. 

Addressing conference Mr McDonnell said in his opinion umbrella companies “should be scrapped”.

UCATT Welcomes Land Securities Living Wage Decision

Construction union UCATT have described the decision of Land Securities, the UK’s largest construction client, to require all of their construction projects to pay the Living Wage as a “game changer” in the fight against poverty pay in construction.

Highlights from day 3 at Conference 2016 in Scarborough

Here are the video highlights from day 3 of the UCATT 2016 conference

UCATT Conference Votes for merger or transfer to Unite the Union

UCATT conference has today (May 18th) voted for a merger or transfer of engagements to Unite the Union.

The union made the decision in order to preserve its existing structures and to maximise the representation of construction workers in all sectors.

UCATT Calls For Radical Reform of CIJC As Pay Talks Stall

UCATT delegates at their National Delegate Conference have unanimously passed a motion calling for the radical overhaul of the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) agreement, the largest agreement in the construction industry agreement.

Video clips of 2nd day at Conference 2016 in Scarborough

Below are some highlights of the second day of the UCATT Conference 2016, held in Scarborough.

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