Reports and Campaigns
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13 December 2017
Hundreds of construction workers took part in the national day of action against blacklisting on 6 December called by Unite the Union
7 December 2017
Unite the Union held protests across the country on Wednesday against the "sinister practice" of blacklisting workers
1 November 2017
Campaigners discussed the fight against bosses and even some union officials who break the law to prevent trade unionists from being hired
18 October 2017
It is clear undercover surveillance of trade unionists and left activists has taken place - contrary to the myth that it couldn't happen in Britain.
11 October 2017
For almost 100 years a secret ban was operated to deny jobs to thousands of workers involved in trade union activity
5 July 2017
Mixed fleet cabin crew started a 16-day strike on 1 July. Up until the start of the latest strike, mixed fleet cabin crew had been on strike for 26 days
21 June 2017
Unite members at BA's mixed fleet will strike on 1-16 July
17 May 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including the latest in the Fujitsu dispute, a blacklisting protest and the result of the RCN ballot.
19 December 2016
We the undersigned, are writing this open letter in the spirit of fraternal debate amongst members of the newly merged UCATT/UNITE construction union
29 June 2016
"Let's not forget the numerous activists who have been on the more secretive blacklist other than the recent case."
11 May 2016
Blacklisted workers have won millions of pounds in compensation after a long-running legal battle finally ended in victory. The total figure for compensation paid out by the blacklisting firms is estimated at £50 million with an additional £200 million worth of legal costs.
4 May 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including Blacklisting victory, Leicester teachers campaign and POA conference.
16 March 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
9 March 2016
The movie Trumbo tells the story of the 151 US film industry stars who were blacklisted for alleged communist sympathies. Specifically the 'Hollywood Ten' whose fame and wealth didn't stop them being jailed by the House Un-American Activities Committee.
17 February 2016
Liverpool Football Club has backed down over ticket price hikes after thousands of fans walked out during a match.
20 January 2016
Prison cuts: On 14 January, prison officers' union the POA held a special delegate conference in Daventry called for by the Wormwood Scrubs branch
2 December 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Anti-blacklisting campaign work, retail union overrules youth committee to back Blairites, energy workers walk out.
2 December 2015
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Bully-boy Tories expel bullying organiser - and hypocritically accuse trade unions of 'bullying' strike breakers and bosses.
9 September 2015
The construction of the new Royal Liverpool hospital is being undertaken by the blacklist using company Carillion. Activists protested against union victimisation.
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