Dutch protestors and Scottish trade unions held an angry protest outside the Westhill office of Borr Drilling's newly acquired firm Paragon Offshore yesterday.
Unite the Union
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.
Trade union Unite has hit out at oilfield service firm Bilfinger Salamis claiming the firm intends to impose a 2.15% pay rise to workers for 2018/19.
French oil giant Total will step up security at its north-east facilities amid protest concerns after a week of high-profile disputes with staff over pay and hours, which resulted in a vote in favour of strike action.
North Sea workers are expected to go on strike next month in a dispute with Total over pay and working hours.
A new report released by Robert Gordon University (RGU) has said that those on a three weeks on/three weeks off rotas (3/3) are almost twice as likely to experience ill health by comparison to those on 2/2 shifts.
Scottish workers unions have been asked to adopt a 'unified sense of hope' over the current situation of Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) as the Scottish Government heads into negotiations to save the troubled firm.
Restructuring within energy firm GE, which is to put UK 1,100 jobs in peril, should not be done ‘too far’ or ‘too fast’, Unite the Union has warned.
The proposed strike action due to take place at Shetland Gas Plant later this month has been put on hold after a revised pay offer was received.