The Government should nationalise Carillion now at the current market value of their shares (nothing) and go further by banning all of the construction companies involved in the blacklisting
human rights conspiracy from any publicly-funded contracts.
PROTESTS Workers want to shame firms for blacklisting
McAlpine has said its links to blacklisting
"are firmly in the past".
Multinational companies which have already been taken through the courts for wrecking the lives of workers by blacklisting
them, appear to have learnt nothing.
Sir Robert McAlpine, alongside Balfour Beatty, Carillion, Costain, Kier, Laing O'Rourke, Skanska UK and Vinci settled High Court litigation over blacklisting
He said: "Like me, other councillors know of people who have been a[euro]ected by blacklisting
Victims of blacklisting
deserve better than to be fobbed off by lame excuses which don't even comply with Government policy.
The companies involved in blacklisting
must fully compensate their victims and there must be a public inquiry to discover the full truth about what occurred.
Newcastle approved a motion at its full council meeting this week which condemned the practice and reiterated that all construction companies bidding for contracts should be on notice that any unlawful blacklisting
of workers will not be tolerated.
The GMB campaign calls on any firms involved in blacklisting
to apologise, and for compensation to workers discriminated against.
They are also investigating whether blacklisting
is still taking place.
The two banks had also been targeted by the European Union, the Arab League, Australia and Japan in addition to the blacklisting
by the US, according to the treasury official.
It is sickening to think taxpayers' money may have been used to fund blacklisting
on projects like the Olympic Park, the Jubilee Line and even Portcullis House in Parliament.
It has been learnt that blacklisting
is done in a very systematic manner.
The previous regime of former President Musharraf had started the process of blacklisting
many deported persons on pressure of European and Western community, due to which the list had touched thousands hallmark.