23 October 2006
About 200 people gathered in Tower Hill in the City of London as the £100,000 "Building Worker" was uncovered. The Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (Ucatt) had the sculpture made as part of a campaign for a new corporate killing charge. Sculptor Alan Wilson created the figure which sports a hard hat, weighs 300kg and holds a spirit level. Ucatt general secretary Alan Ritchie unveiled the sculpture, which is close to the Tower of London, during a ceremony on Wednesday.
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