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Blacklisting High Court case settled

Leigh Day (instructed by the GMB), OH Parsons (instructed by UCATT) and GCR today announce that they have settled their outstanding claims in the Construction Industry Vetting Information Group Litigation.

Tragedy occurs on Workers' Memorial Day

The ongoing dangers in the construction industry have been tragically highlighted today (April 28th) following the death of a work on the New Queensferry Crossing on the Forth.

It is understood that a 60 year old worker was killed after he was hit by the boom of a crane he was directing. The worker suffered severe blood loss, he was taken off site but could not be resuscitated.

Workers' Memorial Day 2016

Workers' Memorial Day ceremonies from around the country as the images come in....

London & the South East

UCATT Acting General Secretary Brian Rye leads the memorial service at the statue of the Building Worker on Tower Hill in LondonBrian 1_0.jpg

UCATT slams derisory number of Health and Safety Executive inspectors

On the day the UK construction industry remembers lost colleagues – who died in the UK’s most dangerous industry - UCATT has learned via a Freedom of Information Request the true of level of governmental health and safety scrutiny in the industry – and is appalled.

UCATT events in Scotland to mark Workers’ Memorial Day

Construction union UCATT are participating in a series of events across Scotland to mark this year’s Workers’ Memorial Day on Thursday April 28.

CIJC talks in Impasse

The latest talks pay talks for the largest construction industrial agreement have broken up without agreement.

Around 500,000 construction workers are affected by The Construction Industry Joint Council Working Rule Agreement.

UCATT wins landmark victory in Dudley over holiday pay rights

Construction union UCATT has won a significant victory at an employment tribunal in Dudley, in the West Midlands, where 56 members working for Dudley Council successfully secured the right to be paid holiday pay at the level of pay they usually earned – and not just at their contractual pay level.

UCATT and Unite event in London to mark to Workers' Memorial Day

UCATT and Unite are organising an event in London to mark this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day on Thursday 28th April.

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