Building revealed last month that BBES was the first contractor to separate ties with the 111-year-old body. Crown House and SPIE Matthew Hall want to follow suit. Mr. Moore asked for “association and agreement” and questioned the justification for the Court`s lawsuit. But Bernard McAulay, Unite`s national construction chief, says contractors should back up and reform the JIB agreement, adding that he is confident that Unite members will support strike action among the seven contractors. The decision of seven major merger contractors to detach themselves from the 40-year wage contract was triggered by an “urgent need for modernization,” but it has already provoked tough clashes between workers and police. Reports of a dispute that is likely to become the biggest labour dispute in the sector in 15 years come to protest despite the controversial BESNA agreement led by rival trade organisation HVCA. , in favour of a new agreement of the Federation of Heating and Ventilation Companies (HVCA). This could have a significant impact on thousands of workers and change the shape of the heavy sector of research and development firms. D, which represents about 4,000 companies, which run $9 billion a year. Contractors claim that they have been working for decades under the weight of outdated pay and conditioning agreements, and the situation has a terrible impact on their ability to earn work. Blane Judd, chief executive of HVCA, says British contractors lose to international competitors. Judd says: “It`s about gaining jobs and securing jobs.
If we continue as we are, we could have 1000 electricians unemployed – what good is it for anyone? It also argues that the four overlapping JIB agreements that will replace BESNA are outdated, costly and ineffective. BBES` John Moore suggests the union is being stormed because it fears it will lose its influence – Unite is currently implementing the JIB agreement for electricians in collaboration with the ECA. “Existing agreements give them considerable influence and are not interested in modernizing the sector,” says Moore. ECA Director General Bratt said in a statement: “It is disappointing that these seven contractors continue to advance this agreement at the expense of the industry and we urge them to find a collaborative and sustainable solution. At the centre of the plans of the HGV companies is the collapse of a decades-old distinction between mechanical and electrical workers and contractors. The new proposals – the Building Engineering Services National Agreement (BESNA) set a set of wages and conditions for mechanical and electrical workers to replace the countless separate competing agreements that are currently in place. UNITE, the EU, a co-signer of the existing national health agreements, has made it clear to each of the contractors participating in BESNA that UNITE has no intention of accepting this new BESNA agreement.