Black-Listing

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A popular term for the refusal of insurers to cover high-risk persons—e.g., those with heart disease, family history of cancer, etc. —or high-risk occupations—aka industry screening
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"Multinational companies which have already been taken through the courts for wrecking the lives of workers by blacklisting them, appear to have learnt nothing.
Sir Robert McAlpine, alongside Balfour Beatty, Carillion, Costain, Kier, Laing O'Rourke, Skanska UK and Vinci settled High Court litigation over blacklisting last year.
He said: "Like me, other councillors know of people who have been a[euro]ected by blacklisting.
About 85,000 websites ended up on the Russian Internet blacklist over the past year, 98 percent of them blocked without a valid reason, a study by Rublacklist.net, which tracks Internet blacklisting in Russia, said in November 2013.(Cihan/Today's Zaman)
Jerry Swain, regional secretary of construction union UCATT's London and South East Region, said: "Blacklisting is a disgusting and vile act which destroyed the lives of (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/search/result.htm?oe=UTF-8&cx=009600113782670949425%3Ahccycyvwf4i&cof=FORID%3A9&ie=UTF-8&q=workers+) workers and their families.
Newcastle approved a motion at its full council meeting this week which condemned the practice and reiterated that all construction companies bidding for contracts should be on notice that any unlawful blacklisting of workers will not be tolerated.
A UNION campaign against blacklisting in the UK construction industry has been backed by Redcar and Cleveland Council.
They are also investigating whether blacklisting is still taking place.
The two banks had also been targeted by the European Union, the Arab League, Australia and Japan in addition to the blacklisting by the US, according to the treasury official.
It is sickening to think taxpayers' money may have been used to fund blacklisting on projects like the Olympic Park, the Jubilee Line and even Portcullis House in Parliament.
It has been learnt that blacklisting is done in a very systematic manner.
The latest rules ban employers from blacklisting workers for trade union membership, trade union history or activities.