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The National Joint Council for the Engineering Construction Industry (NJC) is a partnership between trade unions and employers. It reviews and administers the National Agreement for the Engineering Construction Industry – sometimes referred to as the ‘Blue Book’, or the NAECI. The NJC’s objectivity, authority and independence foster cohesive working relationships. The same qualities equip it to play a constructive role as the industry meets the challenges of the future.

The partnership promotes improvements in working practice and culture. The creation of new, inclusive alliances is vital to the attainment of greater efficiency. By extending the scope and effectiveness of partnership within the industry, the NJC seeks to secure long-term prosperity for clients, contractors and workforce alike.

A thriving UK engineering construction industry largely depends on client competitiveness. The NJC is firmly focused on assisting contractors and trade unions in their drive towards providing clients with a unified, cohesive and cost-effective service. Able to prevent, or rapidly resolve, workplace problems on behalf of clients, the NJC can also assist the process of change undertaken by clients to achieve continuous improvement in quality, reliability, safety and efficiency.

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NJC Updated Reports June 2024

Current Major Projects Timeline July 2024, Major Projects and R&M Sites Monthly Reports June 2024, NAECI Registered Manpower June 2024, Potential Carbon Capture Storage, Process Plant & Power Generation Projects June 2024 and Projects Maps July 2024 are now available to view/download.

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NAECI 2024 – 2025 Settlement

The NECC has now confirmed that the Employers’ offer of 9th January 2024, to cover the period 2024 – 2025, has been endorsed by the Trades Unions’ membership. NJC Communique 02(24) details the NAECI 2024 – 2025 Agreement in full…

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