Signatories to a North Sea collective bargaining deal will work together to find a “constructive way forward”, after months of unrest offshore.
Trades unions in Aberdeen have issued a series of demands as they raised concerns over “low-paid and insecure” jobs that could become available if the north-east wins support for its green freeport bid.
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.
Leading trade unions have reacted to reports that oil and gas giant Shell is considering a “jab or job” policy for employees.
A leading trade union has labelled Boris Johnson’s plans to make the UK a world leader in clean energy as “hollow words”.
Fears over a strike in the North Sea by oil workers have been halted after negotiations between the Offshore Contractors’ Association and unions paid off. More than half of members balloted from Unite agreed to the latest offer from the members companies, including Wood Group PSN and Amec Foster Wheeler.
Workers at offshore engineering firm Subsea 7 could go on strike within weeks over a pay and benefits dispute in Norway.