Unite



Local authority refutes union’s allegations ahead of strike action

Claims made by union representatives regarding planned industrial action at Scottish Borders Council ...

Published 20 August 2019

Strike action planned at Borders council roads department

Employees at Scottish Borders Council’s roads department will hold 24 hours of industrial acti ...

Published 15 August 2019

Industrial action ballot planned for construction workers at North East gas plant

Construction workers at a gas plant near Peterhead are to be balloted for industrial action followin ...

Published 1 July 2019

Dundee construction workers back industrial action

More than 500 hundred workers are set to take industrial action following two ballots at Dundee City ...

Published 19 June 2019

Robertson makes ‘umbrella’ employment changes at Dundee housing project

Temporary agency workers at a Robertson housing site in Dundee have been moved to PAYE following com ...

Published 11 June 2019

Dundee construction workers balloted for industrial action

Union members in construction and some environmental services within Dundee City Council are to be b ...

Published 29 May 2019

Unite ballots roads department at Scottish Borders Council

Unite members in the roads department at Scottish Borders Council (SBC) are to be balloted for indus ...

Published 28 May 2019

Blacklisted workers secure £1.9m legal settlement

A long running case against seven large construction companies who blacklisted workers has been sett ...

Published 14 May 2019

SME firms and Unite agree 2.75% pay rise for workers

The Building and Allied Trades Joint Industrial Council (BATJIC) has agreed a 2.75% pay increase for ...

Published 17 April 2019

Union to take blacklisting case to High Court

Construction union Unite is taking legal action on behalf of workers who say they were blacklisted b ...

Published 1 March 2019

Union calls for all workers in construction to be covered by benefits scheme

Unite is launching a campaign to ensure that all workers in construction the industry are provided w ...

Published 13 February 2019

Unite craft members accept COSLA offer

Unite’s craft membership in local authorities have voted to accept the revised pay offer from ...

Published 6 February 2019

Union launches construction period dignity campaign

The UK’s construction union Unite has launched a campaign to ensure that female workers in the ...

Published 16 January 2019

Union craft workers asked to accept revised COSLA pay offer

The Unite union has recommended that its local government trades membership accept a revised pay off ...

Published 15 January 2019

Unions warn of further corporate meltdowns on anniversary of Carillion collapse

A year after the collapse of construction giant Carillion, two of the UK’s biggest unions have ...

Published 14 January 2019