Stena Drilling has settled a North Sea rig layoffs case in Norway out of court ahead of a linked employment tribunal in the UK.
Norwegian drilling workers have ended their strike action after a deal was reached with employers.
A Norwegian oil and gas union is stepping up a six-day strike today after employers did not respond to demands, according to Reuters.
A Union has claimed the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) “may as well” be shut down amid continued concerns over safety in the North Sea.
A Norwegian district court has ruled a group of oil workers are entitled to an extra month’s pay, after they were terminated by email.
Industri Energi has blasted a union deal, which averted the threat of a second strike in the space of one week.
Norwegian crunch talks held late into the night managed to avert the second threat of a mass walkout in one week.
Talks between the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (NOIA) and more than 600 union members have broken down with the threat of strike action looming.
SAFE union has warned more than 600 workers could go on strike later this week if an agreement is not reached with the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (NOIA).
Mediation talks are continuing as the deadline approaches on a possible strike involving hundreds of oil and gas workers in Norway could go on strike unless a wage deal is agreed by the middle of next week, according to reports.
A Norwegian district court has opened the way for all 229 employees who were dismissed from Norwegian drilling company COSL via email on 30 June last year to participate in a class action against the firm.
Norwegian union bosses have highlighted concerns to the PSA (Petroleum Safety Authority) over sharp cuts to catering staff offshore.