Monthly Archives: March 2013

Blacklisters ‘named and shamed’

The Blacklist Support Group has ‘named and shamed’ the top construction company bosses that have chaired The Consulting Association. They have also named the construction industry’s ‘main contacts’ with the illegal covert blacklister. BSG is seeking to ‘blacklist the blacklisters’. It wants to know: where are they working now? are they involved in publicly funded […]
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Different names, same blacklist

More than half of the country’s leading construction firms were still using The Consulting Association’s illegal covert blacklisting service when it was shut down in 2009, paying a £3,000-a-year subscription plus £2.20 for each blacklist check. Major firms, called to appear before an ongoing Scottish Affairs select committee inquiry into blacklisting, have admitted they used […]
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Crossrail and BFK must answer blacklisting charges

A worker on the Crossrail project who believes he was blacklisted because of his union and safety activities has won the right to challenge his sacking. London Central Employment Tribunal ruled on 27 February that both Crossrail and contractor Bam Ferrovial Kier (BFK) should appear in court to answer the allegations that Unite safety rep […]
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