“As old as the pyramids” – is blacklisting still with us?
I Don’t Want to Work In Libya!
Andrew Wilkes, an electrician, was a shop steward on various construction sites most notably the Wales Millennium Stadium in Cardiff where he represented up to 400 electricians. Andrew will give first-hand accounts of recent blacklisting practices employed by corporations involved in construction and the effects on its victims. As one of his blacklisted colleagues was once told “if you can’t get work in U.K. there is plenty of work for sparks in Libya”.