Builders who were blacklisted win £10m payout
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.Link to Westlaw version
Category: Employment » Recruitment; Human Rights. Keyword(s): Construction industry; Blacklisting. Area(s) of law: Construction; Employment; Public Sector.