Builders who were blacklisted win £10m payout

Mon, 09 May 2016

Trade union Unite has announced that it has reached a settlement with construction companies which will see 256 construction workers who were blacklisted by firms for union activities in 2009 receive more than £10 million between them in compensation, with payouts ranging from £25,000 to £200,000 per claimant, depending on factors including loss of income and the seriousness of the defamation.

Category: Employment »  Recruitment; Human Rights. Keyword(s): Construction industry; Blacklisting. Area(s) of law: Construction; Employment; Public Sector.
Source: Herald


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