Unite



Union calls of UK Government to extend wage assistance to help construction's self-employed

The Unite union is calling on the UK Government to extend its wage support scheme to protect the mil ...

Published 23 March 2020

Industry bodies hail rise in female electrical apprentices

A group of respected industry bodies have hailed the recent rise in female electrical apprenticesh ...

Published 9 March 2020

Construction Plant Competence Scheme card scheme not ‘fit for purpose’

The Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) card scheme is not fit for purpose in its current gu ...

Published 31 January 2020

Property maintenance workers vote for industrial action at East Dunbartonshire Council

Workers in the property maintenance services division at East Dunbartonshire Council have voted for ...

Published 24 January 2020

Agreement reached in Scottish Borders roads department dispute

Scottish Borders Council has reached an “amicable solution” with the Unite union regardi ...

Published 20 November 2019

Scottish Joint Industry Board celebrates 50 years of service

The Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) will celebrate its 50th anniversary at a gala banquet at ...

Published 18 November 2019

Unite repeats call for strong culpable homicide legislation

The Unite union has repeated its call for the Scottish Parliament to pass the Culpable Homicide (Sco ...

Published 26 August 2019

Local authority refutes union’s allegations ahead of strike action

Claims made by union representatives regarding planned industrial action at Scottish Borders Council ...

Published 20 August 2019

Strike action planned at Borders council roads department

Employees at Scottish Borders Council’s roads department will hold 24 hours of industrial acti ...

Published 15 August 2019

Industrial action ballot planned for construction workers at North East gas plant

Construction workers at a gas plant near Peterhead are to be balloted for industrial action followin ...

Published 1 July 2019

Dundee construction workers back industrial action

More than 500 hundred workers are set to take industrial action following two ballots at Dundee City ...

Published 19 June 2019

Robertson makes ‘umbrella’ employment changes at Dundee housing project

Temporary agency workers at a Robertson housing site in Dundee have been moved to PAYE following com ...

Published 11 June 2019

Dundee construction workers balloted for industrial action

Union members in construction and some environmental services within Dundee City Council are to be b ...

Published 29 May 2019

Unite ballots roads department at Scottish Borders Council

Unite members in the roads department at Scottish Borders Council (SBC) are to be balloted for indus ...

Published 28 May 2019

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