Unite



Unite craft workers reject COSLA pay offer

Local government trades people have voted to reject a pay offer from the Convention of Scottish Loca ...

Published 29 October 2018

Unite seeks clarity on ‘Fair Work First’ enforcement

The Unite union has written to First Minster Nicola Sturgeon seeking the enforcement of the releva ...

Published 17 October 2018

Muirfield director struck off for siphoning £880,000 from company

Former Muirfield Contracts chairman John Stodart has been disqualified as a director after he was fo ...

Published 15 October 2018

Campaign for statutory recognition of professional electricians raised again in Holyrood

The ongoing campaign to confer statutory recognition on Scotland’s professional electricians wil ...

Published 10 October 2018

Carillion redundancy payments ‘will cost taxpayer more than £65m’

Taxpayers are set to pay £65 million to former Carillion workers who were made redundant following ...

Published 26 September 2018

Unite to reject ‘insulting’ COSLA craft workers pay offer

The Unite union is to recommend its local government craft membership including joiners, labourers, ...

Published 19 September 2018

New Construction Charter agreed by South Lanarkshire Council

Construction companies tendering for contracts with South Lanarkshire Council will now need to meet ...

Published 23 August 2018

Unite warning follows fresh rise in construction self-employment

The UK’s construction union has issued a fresh warning after new figures revealed a further increa ...

Published 31 July 2018

Unite calls for full investigation into asbestos exposure incident at Aberdeen school

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) should carry out a full and transparent investigation into pre ...

Published 30 July 2018

Union calls for investigation into ‘lethal’ AWPR job adverts

The Scottish Government has been urged to launch an immediate investigation after it was revealed th ...

Published 12 July 2018

Worker dies after falling from ladder at Bearsden Station

A 20-year-old worker has died after falling from a ladder at Bearsden railway station in East Dunbar ...

Published 7 June 2018

UK’s biggest union supports call for protection of title for electricians

Representatives of both employers and employees have come together in Scotland to press the case w ...

Published 6 June 2018

CITB staff issue vote of no confidence over head office relocation plans

The union which represents Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) staff and management represen ...

Published 5 June 2018

Construction workers secure 6.2% pay increase

Construction workers operating under the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) agreement are se ...

Published 30 May 2018

CITB workers launch petition to save 'vital' skills training

Workers at the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have launched a petition to put pressure ...

Published 4 May 2018