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Unite to investigate claims of collusion with construction blacklist

Unite to investigate claims of collusion with construction blacklist
Sunday 14
17:41 2019

Britain’s biggest trade union has launched an inquiry into longstanding allegations that union officials colluded with a clandestine blacklist which was run and funded by large construction firms to prevent specific workers from getting jobs. The inquiry set up by Unite will examine claims that union officials privately passed information to construction industry managers who compiled secret files on thousands of workers. Previously confidential documents have suggested that union officials warned company managers not to employ some of their own members because they were considered troublemakers. Managers involved in the blacklist have claimed that union officials gave them information as ...

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The Guardian : Unite to investigate claims of collusion with construction blacklist

Summary: Britain’s biggest trade union has launched an inquiry into longstanding allegations that union officials colluded with a clandestine blacklist which was run and funded by large construction firms to prevent specific workers from getting jobs. The inquiry set up by Unite will examine claims that union officials privately passed information ...

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