News Gmb Seeks Blacklist Compensation Carillion

A GMB report has given details of the numbers and locations of workers allegedly blacklisted by Carillion.

And it now says it will go to court to seek compensation.

The Information Commissioner, says the GMB, has confirmed that 224 construction workers from around the UK were victims of “blacklisting” by Carillion.

These names, on the files of The Consulting Association, which supplied data to up to 40 major contractors, were released in the course of an Employment Tribunal earlier this year when Carillion was accused of blacklisting a construction worker in London.

The 224 people “blacklisted” by Carillion, says the GMB, were either based in or tried to obtain work in the following areas ( with numbers in the area listed in brackets): Barnsley (1), Birkenhead (2), Blackburn (5), Brentwood (1), Bristol (1), Caernarfon (2), Canvey Island in Essex (1), Chatham in Kent (3), Cheshire (1), Chester (1), Cleator Moor in Cumbria (1), Clwyd (5), Croydon (1), Derby (1), Dundee (1), Edinburgh (2), Ellesmere Port (3), Essex (1), Folkestone (1), Gateshead (1), Glasgow (1), Gravesend (1), Grimsby (1), Hartlepool (2), Hillingdon (1), Irvine (1), Isle of Man (10), Kent (58), Kirkby (1), Leeds (2), Liverpool (14), Livingston (3), Llandudno (1), London (39), Lowestoft (1), Manchester (13), Merseyside (5), Mold (1), North Wales (1), Oldham (1), Plymouth (1), Rayleigh (1), Romford (2), Rotherham (4), Scunthorpe (1), Sheffield (1), Sherburn in Elmet in North Yorkshire (1), Stanford-le-Hope in Essex (2), Sunderland (1), Surrey (1), Thatcham in Berkshire (1), Uxbridge (3), Warrington (1), West Wickham (1), Wirral (5) and Woodbridge in Suffolk (1).

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This information is contained in a new GMB report which is published today at GMB Congress in Brighton.

Of the 3,213 people on The Consulting Association list, 2,863 are still unaware that their details were held.

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