This Saturday there is a National Rank & File Meeting in Liverpool.
As of May 1st 2012, Clown House Technologies had officialy withdrawn from the JIB/SJIB. More details will become available soon.
The boys up in Scotland have been doing very well. Full Scottish RnF Update below.
Every Wednesday for the last two months M&E workers have been protesting outside The Shard, London, against the lack of direct employment on the site. The main contractor Mace has been turning a blond eye to this outrageous use of agency labour.
Since our last post, a combine committee has been formed to enter negotiations with the ECA/SELECT over the future of the JIB. The UK is split up into seven regions and for the make up of the committee, there has been one RnF and one Shop Steward from each region.
They met with the ECA/SELECT for the first time last month (April). The ECA refused to enter negotiations because they disagreed with one of the members of the negotiating team.
Unite The Union Report
The two parties are due to meet again at the end of May.
The Latest from the Unite Scottish Rank & File
Finally, I would like to put out a missing person appeal.
Has anyone seen Blane Judd?
Since the collapse of BESNA he seems to have totally disappeared.
If you have any info please let us know, we are concerned for his well being