Trade union bosses have issued fresh calls for a public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety after a report showed fatigue was a factor in a “near miss” at Aberdeen Airport.
The RMT trade union has vowed to step up pressure for a public inquiry into offshore helicopter safety after a report showed engineer fatigue contributed to the collapse of an aircraft's landing gear.
A new pay deal has been agreed which covers around 1,000 workers who are part of North Sea diving crews.
A union boss has criticised “unacceptable” pressure on workers in response to a report into a safety incident on a North Sea helicopter.
Many offshore workers have “lost faith” in employers’ commitment to safety standards, a union boss said.
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.
A union boss has described an image of a crack found on an offshore helicopter as “scary stuff” and called for greater transparency for workers.
A trade union boss has urged environmental activists to “back off” and let North Sea rig workers get on with their jobs.
Trade union officials will lobby delegates at a major conference in Aberdeen to deliver a "just" energy transition that protects jobs.
A new report sets out that the UK oil and gas industry needs to attract 25,000 workers in the next six years, including thousands in brand new roles.
The RMT Union has condemned a move from the UK government which it said “allows firms to exploit cheap foreign labour” in the offshore wind sector.
Workforce concerns around the need for an offshore helicopter inquiry have been raised at the Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) in Dundee.
A decade on since a fatal crash in the North Sea, helicopter transport remains the “biggest concern” for the offshore workforce.
A north-east MSP will formally ask the Scottish Government to reverse its decision not to back an offshore helicopter safety inquiry later.
Offshore union Unite has launched a petition calling for support after the Scottish Government rejected calls for a public inquiry into helicopter safety.
The Scottish Government has rejected calls for a public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety.
An offshore union has reissued its call for a public inquiry into offshore helicopter safety.
The Scottish Government is being pushed for answers on whether it will back a public inquiry into helicopter safety offshore.
Offshore unions have praised the down-valuing of Super Puma helicopters as a success for common sense.
Crunch talks between North Sea trade unions and the Offshore Contractors’ Association (OCA) have been cancelled.
For the public at large an offshore worker is considered 'lucky' because - "they get half the year off!"
A union boss has hit out at claims there are not enough UK seafarers to staff offshore support vessels in the event of a "hard Brexit".
Trade unions yesterday condemned North Sea workforce conditions claiming signs of the failings that led to Piper Alpha are “coming to the surface again”.
Dutch union Nautilus International confirmed today that Borr Drilling had announced its intention to reinstate 15 offshore and around three onshore staff, after widespread strikes by workers.
An offshore union has called for better protection for workers on the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster.