An industrial ballot opens today for dozens of Petrofac workers on BP platforms in the North Sea.
Offshore union Unite has served notice to Petrofac that it will ballot its contractors stationed on BP platforms in the North Sea for industrial action.
The Unite trade union has told energy services company Bilfinger Salamis to raise pay for its North Sea workers or risk disruption to its services.
Unions have urged the Government to step in and help take Wylfa forward, after plans for the multibillion-pound new nuclear power station were suspended.
The Scottish Government is being pushed for answers on whether it will back a public inquiry into helicopter safety offshore.
A strike ballot on one of the UK’s largest offshore gas projects has been cancelled.
Workers on one of the UK’s largest offshore gas projects will vote on strike action at the start of next year.
Offshore unions have praised the down-valuing of Super Puma helicopters as a success for common sense.
Crunch talks between North Sea trade unions and the Offshore Contractors’ Association (OCA) have been cancelled.
Trade union officials and employers will hold crunch talks over offshore workers’ pay this week in a bid to avert widespread strikes in the North Sea.
The result is expected later today on a union ballot for North Sea strike action.
Energy giant Total has agreed to put in place a bonus system for contractors on the Culzean project amid pressure from an offshore union.
Offshore contractors working for Wood on Shell platforms have expressed “disgust” at severe pay cuts proposed amid the operator’s plans to change rotas.
Trade unions have big questions to answer before fears of sweeping North Sea shutdowns are justified, a top employment lawyer said.
Unite workers on three North Sea platforms have accepted a pay deal, bringing an end to a protracted strike dispute.
North Sea workers will vote on strike action after rejecting a revised pay offer earlier this year.
Offshore union Unite has called on the CEO of French energy giant Total to intervene in a protracted North Sea strike dispute.
Further talks will be held today which will determine whether a programme of strike action will go ahead in the North Sea.
Unite workers have “emphatically rejected” a pay offer from Total, which were aimed at averting further North Sea strikes.
French oil giant Total has confirmed it hopes to avert further strike action on three North Sea platforms with the offer of an e-ballot to workers.
Talks with mediator service ACAS are due to get underway to end strike action on three North Sea platforms.
Offshore union Unite and energy giant Total have announced talks to avert further North Sea strike action have today broken down.
The industry must “beef-up” guidelines to protect North Sea workers from blacklisting, according to a union official.
Unite’s assistant general secretary has been told by his Danish counterpart to prepare for certain offshore jobs to be lost as automation comes through the industry.
Offshore union Unite has called for an investigation into claims of blacklisting threats at one of the UK’s biggest gas fields.