Blacklisted: The Secret War between Big Business and Union Activists

Blacklisted: The Secret War between Big Business and Union Activists
Author: Dave Smith and Phil Chamberlain
Subjects: Politics, Current Affairs
Condition: Good
Publisher: New Internationalist
Published: 2015
Paperback, 417 pages
Blacklisted tells the controversial story of the illegal strategies that transnational construction companies used to keep union activists away from work.

In the second updated edition (published in September 2016), investigative journalist Phil Chamberlain and Dave Smith, blacklisted construction worker, lift the lid on the shameful and immoral practices and detail the historic High Court victory and the Pitchford public inquiry into undercover policing.


‘In the last year the story has moved on tremendously. If you were shocked first time round, be prepared for the second edition.’ - Phil Chamberlain


Now with photographs. First edition published March 2015.


Dave Smith is a blacklisted union activist from the construction industry, and an award-winning campaigner on human rights, health and safety, anti-fascism and employment rights issues. He currently works as a trade union education tutor.

Phil Chamberlain is an experienced investigative journalist who has written for the Guardian, Observer and the Independent amongst others. He is also a senior lecturer in journalism at the University of the West of England, Bristol.

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Tags: Dave Smith, Employment Rights, New Internationalist, Phil Chamberlain, Police, Trade Unions, United Kingdom