UCATT


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UCATT

(ˈʌkət)
n acronym for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians
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I fully support the UCATT suggestion to introduce a one-day course, yes it might cost the employer but so does the current test that you have to take part in.
Nick Blundell, regional secretary for UCATT said: "Without the campaign by the unions the British Steel Pension Scheme would be closing.
Denis Doody, regional secretary for UCATT Northern, said: "Our members have been in contact to say that the company is preparing to go into administration but no administrators have yet been appointed.
Union UCATT claims on-site construction company Laing O'Rourke is heavily reliant on umbrella company labour which "rips off" work-pany work ers.
UCATT say tens of thousands of construction workers have been forced to work via umbrella companies since April.
In addition, UCATT said it has commenced legal proceedings against many of the companies allegedly involved in the blacklisting.
UCATT regional organiser Jimmy Woods said: "They do not want to see their tenants left high and dry again, as happened when Connaught went out of business.
Brian Rye, Acting General Secretary of UCATT, said: "The figures reveal that construction bosses are driving a coach and horses through the rules of employment status and HMRC are letting them do it.
The demonstration was organised by UCATT and is part of a national campaign demanding a living wage of PS7.
Economy Minister Edwina Hart ordered an investigation into the employment arrangements for staff working on the A465 Heads of the Valleys dualling scheme after a campaign by the union UCATT.
Union UCATT says Laing O'Rourke, the firm behind a massive re-build of the West Derby hospital, is heavily reliant on umbrella company labour which "rips off" workers.
Nick Blundell, also of UCATT, said T the firm did not recognise any union formally so it had only heard about the redundancies after being contacted by numerous people who worked there.