Unite the Union is demanding a pay rise for hundreds of Bilfinger Salamis contractors who it claims “have not been paid a fair rate”.
New contracts, renewals and the opening of a new Aberdeen base have been flipping the fortunes of Bilfinger Salamis after a stark start to 2020.
The head of Bilfinger Salamis UK has said “never say never” to the potential for the firm's return to a collective deal for North Sea contractors.
Job cuts at industrial services giant Bilfinger have now reached 4,000 globally so far this year.
Bilfinger has revealed it has shed nearly 2,600 jobs globally since the start of 2020.
An Aberdeen MP has said the government “can’t continue to dither” on an oil and gas sector deal as industry leaders meet the UK energy minister later.
‘Disgust’ as Bilfinger cuts 180 Aberdeen and offshore jobs hours after announcing £350m contract wins
Workers have expressed “disgust” after industrial services giant Bilfinger announced 180 job cuts in Aberdeen and offshore, just hours after touting contract wins worth £350million.
Oil and gas firms are “grappling” between putting workers on the government’s coronavirus furlough scheme or going straight to redundancies, according to experts.
More than 500 jobs are at risk at Aberdeen-based energy services firm Bilfinger Salamis, which has started a redundancy consultation with its workforce.
A deal has been struck to protect hundreds, and potentially thousands, of North Sea jobs during the coronavirus outbreak.
The Unite trade union has applauded Bilfinger Salamis for stepping back from its earlier decision to make almost 100 workers redundant.
‘Disgust’ as Bilfinger Salamis terminates workers without option for government’s coronavirus support scheme
Workers have said they have been “hung out to dry” and “abandoned” by Bilfinger Salamis after their jobs were cut without the option to use the government’s coronavirus support scheme.
The finalists for this year’s Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA) have been announced, with record entries submitted across a number of categories.
Several North Sea contractors have joined forces to prevent unskilled workers entering the market as a “challenging shutdown period” approaches.
The head of Bilfinger has said an industry labour shortage, which could materialise in “two or three years”, is among his main concerns for the oil and gas sector.
German industrial services giant Bilfinger saw “strong demand” for its offshore services in the UK and Norway in the first half of the year.
A trade union boss said he was “astonished” by Sparrows Group’s decision to exit the UK representative body for offshore oil and gas contractors.
Investing in technology and boasting a wealth of highly competent inspectors and technicians, Bilfinger Salamis UK’s inspection department delivers quality services to clients across north-west Europe.
German engineering has long been respected for its unrivalled quality, and the Mannheim-based Bilfinger group continues to live up to this reputation by creating future-facing digital solutions.
Established at the outset of Aberdeen’s oil boom in 1973, Bilfinger Salamis UK began as an industrial blasting and painting specialist.
The Unite trade union has told energy services company Bilfinger Salamis to raise pay for its North Sea workers or risk disruption to its services.
The first participants in the Connected Competence initiative will undertake knowledge tests at Bilfinger Salamis’ purpose built facility at the Marriott Hotel, Dyce, later this month.
A strike ballot on one of the UK’s largest offshore gas projects has been cancelled.
Support services firm Bilfinger Salamis UK has announced the award of a North Sea decommissioning contract from Seaway Heavy Lifting.
Offshore services firm Bilfinger Salamis said last night it "completely rejects claims" that union representatives were "removed" from the North Sea Culzean project.