blacklisting



Blacklisted workers secure £1.9m legal settlement

A long running case against seven large construction companies who blacklisted workers has been sett ...

Published 14 May 2019

Union to take blacklisting case to High Court

Construction union Unite is taking legal action on behalf of workers who say they were blacklisted b ...

Published 1 March 2019

Metropolitan Police admit to role in blacklisting scandal

Special Branch officers from the Metropolitan Police passed information to a controversial network t ...

Published 26 March 2018

Unite’s blacklisting battles continue

The Unite union is continuing its battle against the practice of big employers blacklisting construc ...

Published 10 May 2017

‘Blacklisting’ victory sees £10m pay-out to 256 workers

Over 250 workers who say they were blacklisted by construction companies are set to share more than ...

Published 9 May 2016

Settlement reached in construction blacklisting case

Eight construction firms have offered financial settlements to workers who said they were blackliste ...

Published 4 May 2016

71 blacklisted victims share £5.6m compensation

Over £5.6 million has been paid out to construction workers by companies involved in blacklisting. ...

Published 9 February 2016

‘Blacklisting’ firms to be excluded from public contracts

Companies that are involved in ‘blacklisting’ will be excluded from bidding for public contrac ...

Published 21 December 2015

Major construction employers admit blacklisting liability in High Court

Some of Britain's biggest construction firms could have to pay out tens of millions of pounds in dam ...

Published 9 October 2015

MSP calls for joint-committee probe into blacklisting

Christina McKelvie MSP has urged the chairs of the Westminster Scottish affairs select committee a ...

Published 24 August 2015

Blacklisted former electrician offered £60,000 compensation

A former electrician on an industry blacklist has been offered £60,000 in compensation, 37 years af ...

Published 10 June 2015

Call for public procurement to help tackle blacklisting

New public procurement rules in Scotland should help tackle tax dodging, blacklisting and climate ...

Published 30 April 2015

Universities urged to make ban on blacklist firms a policy

Academics have called on universities in Scotland to boycott construction firms which blacklisted wo ...

Published 31 March 2015

MPs launch scathing attack on ‘blacklisting’ compensation scheme

A compensation scheme for construction workers launched by eight of the 30 companies involved in b ...

Published 27 March 2015

Blog: £80m worth of lessons to be learned

By Dundee Councillor Jimmy Black To say the £80 million cost of the V&A came as something of ...

Published 27 January 2015