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.