Unite



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

SME firms and Unite agree 2.75% pay rise for workers

The Building and Allied Trades Joint Industrial Council (BATJIC) has agreed a 2.75% pay increase for ...

Published 17 April 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

Union calls for all workers in construction to be covered by benefits scheme

Unite is launching a campaign to ensure that all workers in construction the industry are provided w ...

Published 13 February 2019

Unite craft members accept COSLA offer

Unite’s craft membership in local authorities have voted to accept the revised pay offer from ...

Published 6 February 2019

Union launches construction period dignity campaign

The UK’s construction union Unite has launched a campaign to ensure that female workers in the ...

Published 16 January 2019

Union craft workers asked to accept revised COSLA pay offer

The Unite union has recommended that its local government trades membership accept a revised pay off ...

Published 15 January 2019

Unions warn of further corporate meltdowns on anniversary of Carillion collapse

A year after the collapse of construction giant Carillion, two of the UK’s biggest unions have ...

Published 14 January 2019

Construction fair work charter signed by Dundee City Council

Dundee City Council has joined forces with local trade unions to sign a 12-point charter committing ...

Published 18 December 2018

HSE issues ‘scathing’ report into Aberdeen school asbestos incident

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has ordered Aberdeen City Council to improve its procedures af ...

Published 29 November 2018

Unite seeks assurances over Mears and Mitie workforce

Unite is seeking reassurances that its members will be protected after Mears Group agreed to buy Mit ...

Published 20 November 2018

Thousands of workers denied toilet dignity in workplace, warns union

Union leaders are demanding that construction employers take action to ensure that workers are grant ...

Published 19 November 2018

Unite craft workers reject COSLA pay offer

Local government trades people have voted to reject a pay offer from the Convention of Scottish Loca ...

Published 29 October 2018

Unite seeks clarity on ‘Fair Work First’ enforcement

The Unite union has written to First Minster Nicola Sturgeon seeking the enforcement of the releva ...

Published 17 October 2018

Muirfield director struck off for siphoning £880,000 from company

Former Muirfield Contracts chairman John Stodart has been disqualified as a director after he was fo ...

Published 15 October 2018