Members of construction union UCATT will demonstrate and raise awareness of low pay outside kitchen manufacturer Wren Living, which continues to pay workers well below the national Living Wage of £7.85 per hour.
Members will demonstrate outside Wren Living’s factory at Barton-upon-Humber in North Lincolnshire on Tuesday 22 September between the hours of 12 noon and 3pm.
Rachel Shorter, a UCATT member in Yorkshire working at Berneslai Homes, Barnsley has won the National Federation of ALMOS Apprentice of the Year. Rachel has worked for Berneslai Homes in Barnsley for 4 years as an apprentice gas plumber, She gave up her administration job in an office based...
Construction union UCATT have welcomed the decision of Kirklees Council to outlaw umbrella companies.
The decision was made at last week’s full council meeting following a presentation from UCATT Regional Organiser Mark Martin. The motion was passed by a margin of 46 to 14, while Labour councillors supported the motion several Conservative councillors spoke against the proposals.
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).
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