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UCATT names and shames North West umbrella company Advance Contracting Solutions of Chester for unlawfully deducting wages


UCATT officials in the North West have won yet another battle with an umbrella company which was making illegal deductions to a member’s wage packet.


North West Social Housing Forum

North West social housing forum

The latest North West Social Housing Forum took place on Friday 23rd September.

UCATT events in the North West to mark Workers' Memorial Day

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

UCATT’s primary focus will be at the construction workers memorial where speakers will include Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson.

Liverpool to Host Mental Health Conference

A conference aimed at addressing the issue of mental health in the workplace, bringing together trade unionists, employers, community groups and mental health experts will take place in Liverpool this Friday (18th March).
Friday 18th March
4th Floor
Cunard Building
Water Street
L3 1QB

Construction inspections in North West decline by a third in two years

Construction union UCATT says North West construction workers’ safety is at risk after new figures show that safety inspections by the government’s Health & Safety Executive (H&SE) have dropped by a third in the region.

In addition, during this period of 2014/15, inspections leading to prohibition notices were also down 16 per cent.

North West Social Housing Forum

North West Region reps attend a recent Social Housing Forum discussing the current issues facing this sector. Discussions centred on topics such as the vile Tory Trade Union Bill and the enforced rent reductions and the effects these will have on our members . The group received a presentation and...

UCATT support junior doctors strike

UCATT members support Alders Hey junior doctors picket line

UCATT members in the North West show their supprt for junior doctors on strike today (January 12th) at the Alders Hey Hospital in Liverpool.

Fresh protest in Liverpool over SITA undercutting dispute

Members of construction union UCATT will tomorrow (Friday November 20th) be taking part in the latest protest concerning the undercutting of wages and terms and conditions at the SITA site on Teesside.

UCATT in Umbrella Company tribunal victory

Construction union UCATT has won a significant victory against an umbrella company for the unlawful deduction of wages.

The UCATT member based in the North West took a case against umbrella company Paystream My Max Ltd to an employment tribunal. The employment tribunal judge found in UCATT’s favour as the respondents (Paystream My Max Ltd) “were not open and transparent”.

Joint union action in Liverpool wins umbrella victory

Construction union UCATT have strongly welcomed joint union working which has ensured that a subcontractor falsely self-employing workers or requiring them to be employed via umbrella companies has been removed from a major Liverpool construction site.


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