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Crossrail emails reveal untold worker abuses

Crossrail contractor shockingly admits in revealing emails to:

Crossrail protest

UCATT held a protest this morning outside of the Crossrail depot in Holborn. 

Crossrail Holborn protest

Tarnished Forth road crossing needs pay audit to restore confidence

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.

UCATT welcomes Early Day Motion in the Commons listing abuses on Crossrail and denying union access

Labour MP for Jarrow, Stephen Hepburn, has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) calling on Crossrail to address a number of serious industrial relations issues including employee surveillance, workers not being paid, aggression towards trade unions and denial of access for union officials.


UCATT calls for action to stop dirty tricks of Crossrail and tunnelling contractor Costain

UCATT has written to the Mayor of London and the Government’s Information Commissioner to protest at the increasing intimidation of workers outside several Crossrail construction depots. UCATT has called on the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to launch an immediate investigation.

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.

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.

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).


UCATT Umbrella Company Campaign

UCATT have launched a new umbrella company campaign under the banner "Enough is Enough".

Campaigns targetting specific sites are getting underway across the country and campaigning has already taken place in London, Scotland and Wales.


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