Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Blacklist Support Group - Short Report:

1. A few snippets of recent press coverage:

Big article in the Scottish Sunday Herald
Steve Rotherham MP puts down an EDM in parliament calling for a public inquiry


Historical stuff from Economic League
Irish workers blacklist link to MI5 

2. Scottish Affairs Select Committee investigation continues this week with UCATT giving evidence on Tuesday 30th October

3. Carillion Blacklisting protest @ NEC, Birmingham

Wed 31st October 4pm

Carillion are bidding for a £1.4billion publicly funded project in Brimingham - if you're from the midlands and can assist please get in touch asap.

4. Crossrail dispute is now in its 6th week.
There have been talks at ACAS and the consortium has said it will reinstate any of the dismissed workers exceprt the UNITE steward Frank Morris.
Frank Morris is being targeted and blacklisted because he is a union activist.
Picketing continues at Westbourne Park tube all this week - 7am til 12:30 every day.

5. Did you work of these projects?  If you have contact details for anyone who worked on the Jubilee Line, Royal Opera House, Pfizers or Connah Quays or were participated in any of the Joint Sites Committee activities then these people may also be possible claimants or witnesses - please ask them to get in contact with the BSG asap.  Anyone from Scotland who feels they may have been blacklisted or worked on the projects indicated above should consider attending the meeting to be held on:  10:30am Sat 17th November
STUC offices,  Glasgow

Keep the Faith,  Blacklist Support Group 
email: blacklistsg@gmail.com 
facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/blacklistSG/ 
video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRB9DjmhBHg 
blog: www.hazards.org/blacklistblog 

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