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Fresh clash over blacklisting compensation scheme

Blacklist compensation scheme ‘on brink of collapse’

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder The construction blacklist compensation scheme ‘ is on the brink of collapse’ as most of the major contractors are unable to reach an agreement with the trade unions. Eight of the UK’s top construction companies announced plans last year to set up a compensation scheme for 3,213 workers that it had prevented from making a living by putting them on an industry blacklist. Their lawyers have since been in talks with unions about the [...]

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Fresh clash over blacklisting compensation scheme

Government ‘unlikely’ to bar construction blacklist companies

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder Minister says construction blacklist companies that do not pay compensation ‘unlikely’ to be barred from bidding for public work The government has said it is “unlikely” that construction firms linked to blacklisting can be barred from bidding for public work in the future if they do not pay compensation to blacklisted workers. In the government’s response to the Scottish Affairs Select Committee’s report on blacklisting in the construction industry, employment minister Jenny Willot all [...]

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