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Union chiefs questioned on blacklisting in employment

14 July 2014

The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from Unite, GMB Union and UCATT (Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians) on Monday 14 July 2014.

Witnesses

Monday 14 July 2014, the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Gail Cartmail, Assistant General Secretary, Unite
  • Justin Bowden, National Officer, GMB Union
  • Steve Murphy, General Secretary, UCATT

Purpose of the session

Committee hears from union chiefs about the bogus “self-employment” companies and umbrella companies being set up to enable employers to dodge National Insurance contributions and other responsibilities to their employees.

Further information

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