Tag: Balfour Beatty
M25 workers vote to strike for decent pay
Up to 100 Unite members working on maintaining the M25 motorway have voted to strike by a majority of 97% in a dispute over two-tier contracts and union recognition. The maintenance contract is with a consortium Connect Plus Services (CPS) that is headed by Balfour Beatty. Balfours are up to their normal cost cutting […]
Victory for 3 COSAS workers!
London Student newspaper has reported on IWGB members at UoL winning concessions following their hugely impressive 2 day strike. Workers employed for more than 3 months will get sick pay, and after 3 years 25 days annual holiday, 22 days for all other workers. The striking staff will also be able to join Balfour Beatty’s […]
VIDEO: Congas on 3 COSAS picket line
Up to 100 staff, students, and their supporters joined the picket lines for the 2 day strike (27th-28th) at the University of London (UoL) organised by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB). Outsourced workers employed by Balfour Beatty were joined by their IWGB colleagues employed directly by UoL. At UoL, IWGB organises overwhelmingly […]