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Mayor of London and Unite join forces to boost construction standards

In a major boost to employment standards for construction workers in London, the Mayor of London has signed up to Unite the union’s pioneering Construction Charter. The charter combines the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) procurement power with Unite’s influence in the workplace to ensure construction projects under the control of …

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Urgent answers needed as cladding on hospital ‘likely’ to be unsafe

Unite, the UK and Ireland’s largest union, is demanding urgent answers after it was revealed this week that cladding on the unfinished Midland Metropolitan hospital is expected to be found to be unsafe. The revelations have emerged 600 days after Carillion the principal contractor on the project went bust on …

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One year on from Carillion’s collapse, Unite warns of Government inaction

Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union, has warned that a year after Carillion’s collapse the government’s inaction is putting jobs at risk and could result in future corporate meltdowns. Carillion went into compulsory liquidation on 15 January 2018, with £7 billion of liabilities and just £29 million left in the …

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Unite & Plymouth City Council working to protect construction workers

A £40 million construction project in Plymouth was today’s (Monday 17 December) venue for the signing of a new charter that will ensure that working conditions and building standards on construction projects under the control of Plymouth Council meet the highest standards. Unite, Britain and Ireland’s biggest union and Plymouth …

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