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  • Warning sign - no trade unions - balcklisting in operation

    Vince Cable asked to intervene in blacklisting scandal23 July 2013

    Unite has welcomed the Scottish Affairs committee's request to business secretary Vince Cable to undertake an investigation into blacklisting as promised to parliament

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    Cameron exposes shameful lack of concern for real issues besetting Britain, says Unite3 July 2013

    David Cameron today (Wednesday 3 July) misused his office and prime minister's questions to indulge in shameful cheap political shots

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    Unite statement: Falkirk selection rush is without justification2 July 2013

    The decision to rush ahead with the process of selecting a Labour parliamentary candidate in Falkirk, so denying a vote to a mass of members, and an imposed shortlist of candidates is without any justification and is a further breach of democratic procedures and natural justice.

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    Unite statement on Falkirk West25 June 2013

    Unite rejects the decisions taken today by the Labour Party in relation to the Falkirk West selection process

  • Piper 25 Workforce Involvement Day

    PIPER25 Workforce Involvement Day19 June 2013

    To coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster, Step Change in Safety & the HSE are jointly running a Workforce Involvement Day, at the AECC on Wednesday 19 June 2013 which will run in parallel with PIPER25 –a three-day offshore safety conference run by Oil & Gas UK. Please click here for further information about this conference. There will be 50 free spaces made available for Elected Safety Representatives .

  • Piper Alpha 25 years on, June 2013 newsletter

    Piper Alpha 25 years on17 June 2013

    On 6th July 1988 the seas 200 kilometres south east of Aberdeen were turned into a scene of total devastation. Of the 226 people working on the Piper Alfa oil platform, 165 died & two rescue workers perished.25 years on Unite has published a special leaflet on the tragedy & what lessons must be learned. Download a copy here.

  • Piper 25 Workforce Involvement Day

    Unite puts health & safety on agenda ahead of Piper Alpha Conference17 June 2013

    Unite offshore representatives will attend this week’s Oil & Gas UK ‘Piper 25’ Conference in Aberdeen (Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20), calling for the oil and gas industry to intensify its health and safety agenda for the 21st century.

  • Warning sign - no trade unions - balcklisting in operation

    Unite calls on MSPs to help tackle blacklisting misery10 June 2013

    Unite will tell MSPs tomorrow (Tuesday 11th June) that Scotland needs measures to help tackle the on-going blacklisting of construction workers across the UK and to prevent known blacklisting firms from raking billions in profit from future Scottish public procurement contracts.

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    Unite union raises offshore helicopter return date fears29 May 2013

    External link - Unite has expressed safety fears over the return to service of the type of helicopter involved in two ditchings in the North Sea last year. - BBC News

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    Setting the record straight on Falkirk West26 May 2013

    Unite has done absolutely nothing wrong