Building our Construction Sector on a Foundation of Fair Work – Roz Foyer

Roz Foyer, General Secretary of the Scottish TUC and Fair Work Convention member speaks about her reflections on the recently published Construction Industry Report and its recommendations.    Construction is an important sector in any economy and here in Scotland that is certainly the case with the sector providing over 5% of jobs in Scotland … Read more

Scotland needs 79,000 new workers to meet net zero goals – The Herald

Read today’s Herald Article Covering the recommendations from our Fair Work Convention Construction Inquiry Report ‘SCOTLAND won’t meet its climate change targets unless 79,000 more construction workers are recruited by the end of the decade, ministers have been warned. An inquiry by the Fair Work Convention (FWC) warned some 50,000 plumbers, electricians, joiners and other tradespeople … Read more

Building Fair Work into the Construction Industry

An independent review of working practices in Scotland’s construction industry by the Fair Work Convention, published today (7 April 2022), is calling for urgent interventions by Government, employers, unions and industry leadership groups to improve the quality of work for the 130,000 strong workforce in Scotland and to help embed fair work into Scotland’s £7 … Read more