Progress has been made on site with
Unite gaining recognition after meetings with Brookfield and Mercury. We
have to organise on site now. If anyone is working on the site or if you
know someone who is working on the site, could you please let us know.
There is currently a redundancy
situation with NG Bailey at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary amid fears of Besna
backlash. Pay offs when agency guys are still on site are not on. Scott
Foley has asked to meet NG Bailey over redundancy process, consultation,
agency workers and selection matrix.
Ian Davidson MP is hoping to raise the
question of blacklisting at the scottish committee next week. If anyone
has any information that could help him, could you cantact Scott Foley on
0845 345 0145 or 07810 157915. Please feel free to distribute this request.
You may have already heard that Crown
House has left the JIB/SJIB. Crown House is a legitimate target for Rank and File action. We believe
that they currently have one contract in Scotland at Shotts Prison and
have some more in the pipeline and we are trying to find out who the
clients are. If anyone has other or more information on this, could you
please let us know.
Three contracts in Glasgow that we are
keeping a close eye on to ensure national agreements are being adhered to
are the Commonwealth Games sites, Buchanan Galleries and the New
Concert Hall at SECC.
An end to the parasitical Employment Agency Adherence to National Agreements Skilled jobs for
skilled workers Meaningful
apprenticeships An end to
There is still a
lot of work to do in order to make our aims a reality, but with
your help, we can achieve it. Let us build on the success of the BESNA
campaign and take that strength of purpose to the next level and clean up