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Activist Education continues in North West

The North West Region held another well-attended Weekend School at the end of June – with a 50/50 split of new activists and previous attendees. The theme was a back to basics approach around Grievance and Disciplinaries, with interactive Group Sessions. The response from those in attendance was...

Survey to assess card scheme fraud on construction sites

CITB and CSCS are conducting an industry-wide survey to assess card scheme fraud and card checking procedures on UK construction sites.

North West Region Update March 2015

Liverpool City Council backs Stop Umbrella Company Campaign Liverpool City Council has backed a motion to support the Stop Umbrella Companies Campaign, set up by UCATT and the general Unite union. This notes that there is widespread use of umbrella companies in the construction industry in...

Northern Ireland Update March 2015

UCATT wins pay rise at Dungannon Council Three civic amenity site attendants working for Dungannon Council will see their pay rise by £3,000 a year after UCATT lodged an appeal against their job evaluation score. With the help of union representation, they moved from Grade 2 to Grade 4. UCATT Union...

London and South East Region Update March 2015

New UCATT Learning Centre opens in Margate UCATT Regional Organiser Mark Soave attended the launch of the new Thanet Learning Centre at Constructing Your Future in Margate and signed a new learning agreement. UCATT is supporting the Centre, which trains 14-16 year olds and helps them to find...

North West Region Update December 2014

UCATT protests against umbrella companies on national day of action UCATT activists and organisers demonstrated outside the Alder Hey hospital development on 26 November as part of a national day of action in protest at construction workers being forced to work via umbrella companies. Being paid...

London and South East Region Update December 2014

UCATT London and South East Region in national day of action against umbrella companies UCATT London and South East Region activists and organisers demonstrated outside the Lend Lease development in Victoria on Wednesday 26th November as part of a national day of action in protest at construction...

Yorkshire Region Update December 2014

UCATT Yorkshire Region takes part in day of action against umbrella companies UCATT activists and organisers held demonstrations in protest at construction workers being forced to work via umbrella companies – costing them up to £100 a week – as part of a national day of action on Wednesday 26...

Attention Union Learners

The TUC’s UnionLearn department are urging anyone who has taken part in union learning to complete a confidential online survey to record their experiences.

If you have taken part in a TUC or UCATT learning event then we would be extremely grateful if you could complete the survey.

North West Regional Update November 2014

UCATT and Liverpool City Council audit the housebuilding supply chain UCATT is working with Liverpool City Council to make sure that its procurement policies are being put into practice in its housebuilding programme. The local authority is spending more than £200 million delivering 1,500 new homes...

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