Posts Tagged ‘Carillion’

Can we trust the corporates (Mark 2)? – Bribery & extortion

by Michael Meacher.

A case is currently coming to an Employment Tribunal in Bristol which raises very serious questions about the ethical and management standards, not of some back-street workshop, but of a FTSE-100 company, and which allegedly show a vulnerable ethnic group subject to systematic exploitation over a long period of time.

Liberty joins campaign against blacklisting

by Andy Newman.

Today’s Independent has a cracking article about the intervention of Liberty into the blacklisting scandal. The civil liberties organisation has written to the Information Commisioner querying the inaction over the illegal use of an unlawfully maintained database by around 40 construction companies to deny employment to people on utterly spurious grounds. Corinna Ferguson, legal officer for […]

House of Commons public meeting: GMB’s industrial dispute with Carillion

by Andy Newman.

Tuesday 10 July, 6 – 7pm Grand Commitee Room, House of Commons. Speakers include: Chuka Umanna MP – Shadow Business Secretary Kate Green MP – Shadow Women and Equalities Iain Wright MP – Shadow Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) Ian Murray MP – Shadow BIS Employment Affairs Dave Smith – construction worker blacklisted by Carillion […]

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