Monthly Archives: November 2013

Miliband calls for blacklisting inquiry

Statement from Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour Party 20 November 2013 “Trade unionists and other campaigners have worked tirelessly to keep the scandal of blacklisting in the public eye. “And I want to pay tribute to the work of Ian Davidson and the Scottish Affairs Select Committee who have done so much to expose […]
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TUC calls for a proper inquiry into blacklisting

A rigorous examination of blacklisting cannot be tacked onto a party political inquiry set up to help the Conservative Party bash unions, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady has said. She was speaking after deputy prime minister Nick Clegg said a government review of industrial relations announced last week can be extended to include blacklisting of […]
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ACTION UPDATE…. TUC Day of Action on Blacklisting, 20 November

The Blacklist Support Group (BSG) is calling on all supporters, Trades Councils and trade union branches to organise an event in your area for the TUC Day of Action on Blacklisting.The nationwide event will take place on 20 November. BSG suggests groups should protest outside a building site being run by a blacklisting company or […]
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‘Piss take’ compensation proposals cause walk out

The first talks to take place between blacklisted workers and representatives of the blacklist compensation scheme have ended in acrimony as the delegation from the Blacklist Support Group walked out of the meeting in disgust at what they described as “piss take” proposals. The Blacklist Support Group delegation, made up exclusively of blacklisted workers, Dave […]
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BLACKLIST SUPPORT GROUP ACTION NOTICE Targeting the blacklisting Big Cheese at the Cheesegrater, London, 20 November

The Blacklist Support Group (BSG) is targeting Laing O’Rourke at the Cheesegrater construction project as part of the TUC Day of Action on blacklisting. Assemble 7am – Wednesday 20th November Laing O’Rourke Cheesegrater Leadenhall Street City of London (Nearest tube: Liverpool Street) One of the most high profile building sites in the UK is being […]
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