Thousands of engineering construction workers are ready to strike after they rejected an "inadequate" pay offer, with more set to be balloted, the Unite union has said. Unite’s NAECI members carry out essential repair and maintenance at oil refineries, power stations and pharmaceutical and pet
Engineering construction workers operating under the National Agreement for Engineering Construction Industry (NAECI) have secured a significant cost of living increase but local disputes are set to continue. Following a series of pay freezes and below-inflation pay rises, industrial tensions had in
Engineering construction workers at the GSK plant in Irvine will resume strike action today in a dispute over bonus payments. Around 40 workers employed by contractor Kaefer Limited will take strike action from 07:30 a.m. on 6 February up to 07:29 a.m. on 13 February. A previous round of strike acti
Contractors working at the GSK plant in Irvine will start strike action in a dispute over bonus payments from today. Around 40 workers employed by contractor Kaefer Limited are seeking a bonus payment of £2.37 an hour, the maximum allowed under the National Agreement for the Engineering Constr
Construction engineering maintenance contractors based at ExxonMobil’s ethylene plant in Mossmorran are set to take part in an industrial action ballot which could threaten production. Trade union Unite said there is a dispute over the level of bonus payments under the NAECI (National Agr
SELECT is celebrating a major step forward in its fight for regulation of the electrical industry after a bill was laid before the Scottish Parliament which could lead to protection of title finally becoming a reality. Scotland’s largest construction trade association has welcomed the Members&
Thousands of construction workers have been left in limbo over whether their site will be closed and whether they will receive an additional day’s paid holiday if it is, construction union Unite has warned. The UK government declared Monday 19th September 2022 is to be a national holiday to ma
Improved calculated holiday pay for electricians employed by Balfour Beatty has been secured following a campaign by the Unite union. From January 2023, Balfour Beatty has agreed that all electricians employed under the terms of the Joint Industry Board (JIB) or Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB),
Unite the union will hold a meeting this week to help workers made redundant by construction firm McGill. The Dundee business went into administration on Thursday after weeks of speculation about its future.
The Unite union has claimed victory securing sick pay for 10,000 Kier Group workers and has urged other construction employers to follow suit. Following a campaign by the union, the construction giant has agreed to implement sick pay across the company.