Carillion “ruined” my life by blacklisting me, claims engineer

An engineer has claimed his life was “ruined” after he was blacklisted by Carillion for raising health and safety concerns. Read More

‘Blacklisting’ victory sees £10M pay-out

The biggest ‘blacklisting’ scandal in UK construction industry history has seen the court case end in victory for 256 workers, now Read More

Day of action planned over blacklisting

Following an announcement by eight companies in the construction industry to set up an industry-funded compensation scheme for workers who were blacklisted from working on building sites, various unions are calling for a day of action against blacklisting. Read More

Compensation scheme to be set up for blacklisted workers

Eight companies in the construction industry have announced a proposal for an industry-funded compensation scheme for workers who were blacklisted from working on building sites. Read More

Parliamentary committee reports on “morally indefensible” blacklisting in construction

Supporters of construction workers whose details were held on a covert database have called on the Government to ensure that the firms that set up and used the blacklist are not awarded public contracts. Read More

Police involvement in blacklisting to be investigated

Claims by blacklisted construction workers that some of the information held about them on an illegal database came from undercover Police officers are to be addressed as part of Operation Herne. Read More

Blacklisting on public-sector projects must be investigated, say MPs

The extent to which major construction companies involved in public-sector projects such as the Olympics and Crossrail used blacklists to vet workers was discussed in Parliament yesterday (23 January). Read More

No new evidence, no inquiry says Government on blacklisting scandal

The Government has said it will not carry out a full investigation into the blacklisting scandal unless it receives new evidence that the now-illegal practice is ongoing, adding that current legislation and penalties in this area are sufficiently robust. Read More

Construction blacklist boss reported dead

The boss of a firm that kept a blacklist of workers on behalf of some of the biggest names in construction has died, just two weeks after giving evidence to a committee of MPs investigating the illegal activity. Read More

Keeper of construction blacklist says he was just following orders

The manager of an illegal database that contained information prejudicial to the employment prospects of thousands of construction workers has spoken out in public against the major construction firms that established and subscribed to it. Read More

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