Union leaders say they have not seen a ‘candidate shortage’ for North Sea jobs, but that greater engagement with the workforce and better terms will help remove barriers.
A union dispute which brought strike action by hundreds of Ponticelli and Semco Maritime workers has been brought to an end.
Hundreds of North Sea workers are understood to be transferring to a new joint venture company between Bilfinger UK and Global E&C after a major contract win.
Large-scale North Sea strikes have been suspended while workers vote on an updated deal.
Hundreds of North Sea workers have been “rock solid” in their response to planned strikes, a union has said.
Planned North Sea strikes that would involve hundreds of workers could be avoided after an updated deal was tabled.
Hundreds of North Sea workers could soon down tools after trade union Unite was given a mandate to take strike action.
Strikes have been averted after Unite the union reached a pay deal with Petrofac covering around 100 North Sea workers.
‘Serious concern’ as PBS redundancy proposals clash with delayed maintenance on TotalEnergies assets
Redundancy proposals by the PBS contractor consortium on TotalEnergies’ North Sea assets have sparked “serious concern” amid a growing backlog of delayed maintenance work.
A mandatory vaccination policy being imposed by CNR International will likely prove difficult to enforce, according to leading employment experts.
Offshore catering giant Sodexo has pledged to make a third of all its meals vegan in a bid to meet its net-zero targets.
Unite is balloting nearly 300 workers at Ponticelli and Semco Maritime on North Sea industrial action.
Major energy services companies in the North Sea have today put in place a joint initiative aimed at blocking unskilled labour in the market.
A new collective bargaining agreement covering thousands of North Sea workers will deliver a 2.32% pay rise from the start of next year.
Nearly 35,000 UK jobs supported by the oil and gas industry have been lost in the last year as Covid and volatile prices struck, according to a landmark new report.
Scores of North Sea caterers have voted against a pay offer, potentially opening the door for strike action in the future.
A new collective bargaining agreement covering around 5,000 UK North Sea workers is now in force at all signatory companies.
Thousands of North Sea caterers are voting on a pay offer which union bosses have described as an “insult”.
Jobs are at risk at contractor Petrofac after Repsol Sinopec announced “organisational changes” are to be made at the Flotta oil terminal in Orkney.
Union bosses and Shetland Islands Council have reached a deal to end a long-running dispute at Sullom Voe oil and gas terminal.
Repsol Sinopec has said “organisational changes” are to be made at the Flotta oil terminal in Orkney as the firm explores energy transition opportunities.
Trade unions and climate campaigners have called for the creation of an “offshore training passport” to help workers move between the oil and gas and renewables sectors more easily.
Towage workers at the Sullom Voe oil terminal in Shetland are about to undertake seven weeks of industrial action after pay talks with the local council broke down.
Unions are threatening strikes after talks stalled on an IR35 pay dispute for Bilfinger Salamis workers on North Sea assets.
A company caught up in a “dangerous” Buchan Alpha decommissioning incident has been given little more than a “slap on the wrist” by the HSE, according to an offshore union.