Disgust as BAM ignores Dundee workplace abuse

UCATT have castigated the wall of silence received from major contractor Bam over workplace intimidation, bullying and the threat of blacklisting on a major public project.

UCATT forces Crossrail to introduce a timekepper after failure of digital payment system

UCATT has been vindicated in highlighting the failure of the Crossrail tunnelling project fingerprint recognition payment scheme as the company has announced that a human timekeeper will now be used. Workers on the high profile London infrastructure project run by the Costain led ATC consortium had lost money due to the failure of the digital fingerprint system.

UCATT says the latest self-employment figures are a sham


Latest figures released by the Resolution Foundation think-tank show the scale of the tax dodge perpetrated by thousands of British firms. These figures which show self-employment has risen in the UK by more than a million in the last thirteen years give a false picture, as a significant proportion of those workers will not be genuinely self-employed.

Ten reasons to vote YES to merge with Unite

Today UCATT members start voting on whether the union should merge with Unite to create one, powerful construction trade union. The vote is open until November 1.

The UCATT National Delegate Conference in Scarborough, after lengthy deliberation, decided that merger with Unite was the best option for UCATT members going forward.

Successful merger meeting at Southwark Council DLO

UCATT London & South East region held a successful meeting at Southwark Council DLO to explain the implications of the upcoming vote to merge with Unite.

UCATT Ten Directives health and safety courses begin

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UCATT and Unite safety reps at Wakefield District Housing for the first of a series of three day courses entitled 'The UCATT Ten Directives.'

Independent Inquiry Needed Into Crossrail Workplace Abuses

Construction union UCATT is calling for an urgent independent inquiry into safety and workplace abuses on the Crossrail tunnelling contract being undertaken by contractor ATC (Alstom, TSO and Costain).



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