Monthly Archives: August 2012

Balfour Beatty executive accused of perjury

A blacklisted construction worker has accused a top executive of construction giant Balfour Beatty of perjury – and says evidence in his blacklisting file proves it. Colin Trousdale, a blacklisted electrician and Unite member from Manchester, told a 27 August protest outside Balfour Beatty’s Glasgow HQ that in 2008 he had taken an Employment Tribunal […]
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Bar blacklisters from official contracts – MP

Labour MP Jim Sheridan has called for construction firms guilty of blacklisting trade unionists to be barred from publicly funded projects. The MP was speaking at a 27 August Blacklist Support Group protest outside the Glasgow HQ of construction giant Balfour Beatty. The Paisley and Renfrewshire North MP (left) said he would lobby government on […]
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Firm linked to blacklist given a seat on the HSE board

A blacklisted construction worker has expressed concern at the appointment to the Health and Safety Executive’s board of a top director with construction giant Laing O’Rourke, one of the companies named in a major UK safety blacklisting scandal. Howard Shiplee (right), who joined Laing O’Rourke as an executive director in October 2011, took his place […]
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BSG news release: Protest against Balfour Beatty, 10am Friday 24 August 2012

Protest against Balfour Beatty, 10am Friday 24 August 2012 Balfour Beatty Engineering Services HQ, Lumina Building, 40 Ainslie Road, Hillington Park, Glasgow, G52 4RU Protest called jointly by: Blacklist Support Group and UNITE Scottish Sparks rank and file Balfour Beatty is one of the worst of all the blacklisting firms with 6 Enforcement Orders against […]
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