Construction union UCATT are participating in a series of events across the North East to mark this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day on Thursday 28th April.
Denis Doody Regional Secretary for UCATT’s Northern Region, said: “Workers Memorial Day is when construction workers come together to pause and remember fellow workers who have been killed and injured at work.
Construction union UCATT says North East 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 almost a third in the region.
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.
Construction unions, Unite, GMB and Ucatt today (Monday 24 August) called on Sita and Semcorp to intervene and stop contractors building the energy-from-waste plant at Wilton on Teesside undercutting pay rates and using ‘exploitative’ employment practices.
Construction union UCATT are holding demonstrations throughout the UK on Wednesday 3rd June in protest at low pay on construction sites. The protests are part of the union’s campaign to ensure that all construction workers earn the Living Wage which is £7.85 an hour (£9.15 an hour in London).
UCATT Officials and activists have been inovlded in various Workers'Memorial day events across the Northern region calling for improvements to Health and Safety reuglations, and highlighting the need to continue to use the day to Remember the dead and fight like hell for the living. Crook members...
UCATT targets Sita in joint union protest against low pay for migrant workers UCATT joined the general GMB and Unite unions in a hundreds-strong demonstration at Sita Sembcorp's plant in Wilton, Teeside last month. All three unions are protesting at the low rates of pay they say the company is...
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