Britain: Unions welcome blacklisting ban plan

Unions have welcomed a government decision to push ahead with a ban on blacklisting of trade union activists.
Unite news releaseUNISON news releaseUsdaw news releaseUCATT news releaseConstruction NewsRisks 414 • 11 July 2009

Britain: Moves to outlaw blacklisting by bosses

The government has launched a consultation on new regulations that will make it unlawful for trade union members to be denied employment through secret blacklists.
Ministers say they plan to seek parliamentary approval for the regulations in the autumn and to implement them as soon as possible after that.
BIS news release and consultation [pdf] • TUC news releaseThe GuardianRisks 414 • 11 July 2009