North Sea wind projects alone “will not support” a vibrant home supply chain and jobs, according to the boss of Scotland’s biggest offshore wind developer.
Unite the Union
A bitter war of words has broken out as two Scottish trade unions have accused the Scottish Government of inaction over jobs at troubled firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab).
The Scottish Government has revealed that it sought to "assist" a troubled wind energy manufacturer prior to job losses that could see up to 80 redundancies at the firm.
Scores of engineers have been locked in a bitter pay dispute with employer CHC Helicopter for 18 months.
CS Wind's plans to shed 80% of its workforce are "unlikely to change" it has revealed, as a meeting between unions, the Scottish Government and management broke down today.
More than 70 staff are to be made redundant at a Scottish wind firm, according to workers union Unite.
A "breakaway" group of drilling contractors looking to offer different terms to workers have been condemned by a trade union.
Scottish supply chain firms "cannot reasonably compete" for renewable energy development contacts, two major UK unions warned last night.
North Sea workers have accepted a revised pay offer from the Offshore Contractors' Association (OCA), bringing down the curtain on the prolonged dispute.
The offshore industry has faced some extremely challenging times in recent years.
Union officials said today that the Offshore Contractors' Association (OCA) would make a revised pay offer for North Sea workers.
Further talks between the Offshore Contractors' Association (OCA) and North Sea unions are due to take place next week.
Crunch talks between the Offshore Contractors' Association (OCA) and North Sea trade unions will continue later this month after yesterday's meeting brought no resolution.
An Australian trade unionist and safety representative currently locked in a David vs. Goliath battle with an oil giant has warned that his country is “on the cusp” of a disaster similar to Piper Alpha.
Trade union Unite has confirmed that it was asked by Total to suspend upcoming strike action, but that its request was rejected.
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.
Trade union Unite has announced it will ballot its members on a revised pay offer on Equinor’s Mariner platform.
Dutch protestors and Scottish trade unions held an angry protest outside the Westhill office of Borr Drilling's newly acquired firm Paragon Offshore yesterday.
Production was due to restart on three North Sea platforms yesterday after workers’ strikes ground them to a halt on Monday.
An Aberdeen-based energy expert said yesterday that he doesn’t believe the standoff between Total bosses and workers will be easily resolved.
Strike action by workers begins today on North Sea platforms operated by French oil giant Total.
Planned strikes and a rejected pay offer could plunge North Sea operations into turmoil with further industrial action on three offshore platforms due to bite on today.
Unite workers union announced last night that its 2,500 members rejected the the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) pay offer after a consultative ballot.
Planned strike action at the Shetland Gas Plant has been postponed by one week to allow talks with French oil giant Total, Unite union has confirmed.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed that it intends to take "no further action" in its probe of the Ninian Southern rig, which had to be down-manned last week amid concerns over faulty lifeboats.