MSPs were given the example of an electrical technician in oil and gas earning around £20,000 more compared to the same role in offshore wind.
A trade union officer has poured cold water on optimism that an end to industrial unrest in the North Sea could be in sight.
Dozens of offshore workers are to benefit from a hefty pay increase after a long-running dispute was brought to an end.
Unite says its members will stick to their guns as a new round of work stoppages commence on North Sea assets, in what the union has called an “increasingly bitter dispute” over pay and conditions.
Union leaders say they have not seen a ‘candidate shortage’ for North Sea jobs, but that greater engagement with the workforce and better terms will help remove barriers.
A leading union has appealed to the Scottish Government over the introduction of mandatory vaccinations by a North Sea operator.
At this time of year you reflect on the past 12 months, and look to what the future holds. We started 2021 on a peak in Covid cases, and it looks like we will end the year in the same way. But even in another year dominated by the pandemic, there have been positive points to remember.
A union boss has voiced concerns that Shell’s choice to withdraw from Cambo could put a dent in plans for a 'just transition'.
Scores of Petrofac workers have voted in favour of strike action in an ongoing dispute over pay.
Leading trade unions have reacted to reports that oil and gas giant Shell is considering a “jab or job” policy for employees.
Nearly 35,000 UK jobs supported by the oil and gas industry have been lost in the last year as Covid and volatile prices struck, according to a landmark new report.
A company caught up in a “dangerous” Buchan Alpha decommissioning incident has been given little more than a “slap on the wrist” by the HSE, according to an offshore union.
Shell is planning 330 job cuts from its UK oil and gas business, the majority in Aberdeen, as part of its global restructuring.
A union boss has said the extension of the UK furlough scheme comes “too late” for thousands of lost jobs in the North Sea oil industry.
Offshore unions have claimed more than 3,500 UK workers "could be displaced by September" amid the oil price crisis and called for an urgent summit with Westminster politicians.
Workers have voted “emphatically” in favour of strike action at the Sullom Voe terminal in Shetland.
A North Sea union has condemned Wood over plans to cut sickness pay by more than 75% for its workers on CNOOC platforms.
Energy services firm Aker Solutions has announced plans to cut nearly 100 jobs in Aberdeen.
A union boss has said “the eye is being taken off the ball” after a pair of fires took place in one day on separate North Sea platforms.
A trade union boss has slammed Shell for awarding its boss an “outrageous and undeserved” pay package in 2018.
The Unite union focused, not surprisingly, on the inevitable job losses.
Talks aimed at resolving a pay dispute involving North Sea workers have broken down.