Posts Tagged ‘fraction’

Migrants building £2.6bn windfarm paid fraction of minimum wage

Workers on Beatrice project in Scotland have included irregular migrants on under £5 an hour Workers hired to build the flagship £2.6bn Beatrice offshore windfarm in Scotland have included migrants without proper immigration documents paid a fraction of the UK minimum wage, the Guardian can reveal. Offshore windfarming is one of the UK’s biggest growth […]

Tiny fraction of projected jobs bonanza for Scotland’s offshore wind industry becomes a reality

Only six per cent of the 30,020 jobs projected to be created in Scotland by 2015 through the growth of the offshore wind industry have actually materialised, the Sunday Herald can reveal. Only six per cent of the 30,020 jobs projected to be created in Scotland by 2015 through the growth of the offshore wind […]