Lack of "foresight" by bosses of a troubled wind turbine manufacturer is responsible for the firm's current redundancy woes, according to an industry insider.
Anxious workers at Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) have been “left in the dark” over their future despite a job-saving contract announcement last month, according to a Scottish trade union.
A long-running dispute between a North Sea helicopter firm and its engineers has reached a resolution as workers overwhelmingly accepted a revised pay offer.
Up to 28 jobs are understood to have gone at a Scottish wind energy firm today as the fight to keep 80 staff in work looks to have failed.
A new wind farm deal for Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) could bring a Christmas jobs boost to workers at its Arnish yard, according to a source close to the firm.
Tense negotiations continued last night in a bid to avert possible strike action by engineers against a North Sea helicopter firm.
Odfjell Drilling's offshore workforce has accepted a new pay deal, according to trade union Unite.
Scotland’s deputy first minister John Swinney has come under fire for a renewable energy job prediction made nearly 10 years ago.
Steel structures contracted to be built by Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) for a giant Moray Firth wind project are now finally being shipped out to site after a month-long delay.
Unions have accused Scottish-based offshore wind developers EDF Renewables of "literally" shipping profits abroad in a letter to the Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair work.
Offshore caterers have overwhelmingly accepted an "improved" pay offer from the sector's trade association, according to Unite workers union.
Aberdeen Airport staff are set to strike again amid concerns that those drafted in to replace them are overlooking serious security threats.
Trade unions are to make the legal case for Scottish Government intervention in offshore wind jobs during a summit at Holyrood today.
Union officials have hit out after Westminster said UK Energy Minister Claire Perry would not attend next week's offshore wind summit in Edinburgh.
A sense of "pace and purpose" is required to ensure Scotland doesn't miss out on a renewable energy supply chain boom, according to two trade unions ahead of a Holyrood committee roundtable meeting today.
Blame for a perceived shortfall in Scottish renewable energy jobs in the north-east has been laid at the feet of government by the country's trade union body.
Westminster and the Scottish Government are to lead a summit into the awarding of contracts to the offshore wind supply chain as foreign firms continue to cash in on UK work.
A trade union is ramping up its North Sea strike action plans after accusing employers of trying to impose “hated” rotas on its members.
North Sea union members working for Aker Solutions and Petrofac have voted to strike over a change to a “hated” work rotation.
Offshore services firm Bilfinger Salamis said last night it "completely rejects claims" that union representatives were "removed" from the North Sea Culzean project.
Offshore union workers have agreed to press ahead with the first North Sea strike action in a generation.
Trade union bosses yesterday accused Aberdeen energy service giant Wood Group of pushing North Sea workers to the verge of industrial action. Unite Scotland said offshore workers employed by Wood Group on Shell’s North Sea platforms were engaged in a consultation over a new offer on pay and benefits on the weekend. Tommy Campbell, a regional officer at Unite, said: “We are waiting to hear the result of consultations between the members of the workforce to see if the terms are acceptable. The results will be made known during the week and we will feed them back to Wood Group.
This week union bosses said North Sea workers were “disenfranchised and getting angrier by the day”. At pay cuts and redundancies continue to dominate headlines, Energy Voice looks back at how the dialogue between employers and the unions has played out in the past year.
A group of oil workers has written to the UK Government claiming the Unite union allowed ineligible members to vote in the recent OCA ballot.