Wood Group and trade unions yesterday remained tight lipped on the progress of crunch talks intended to settle a dispute involving North Sea workers.
Trade union and Wood Group have agreed to suspend strikes as they look to resolve an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions on seven of Shell's North Sea assets.
Labour's shadow Scottish Secretary will meet with shop stewards from the North Sea oil and gas industry as strike action rumbles on across seven of Shell's North Sea assets.
A union has called for fresh talks to try to avert more strikes by North Sea workers in a long-running dispute over pay.
Protests will be held in support of workers striking for the first time in 28 years’ across seven of Shell’s assets in the North Sea.
Oil major Shell said it does not expect any impact on oil production ahead of the first strike action in a generation tomorrow.
Industrial action is still expected to go-ahead after talks failed to resolve a dispute between unions and Wood Group.
The workforce, unions and industry must resolve the looming strike dispute of the sake of the industry's future, Wood Group's leader today said.
North Sea workers have voted in support of strike action across eight Shell assets as a dispute over pay and conditions rumbles on.
Oil major Shell is preparing back-up staff in case of the first North Sea strike action in a generation.
Wood Group said it was "extremely disappointed" with the outcome of a ballot by employees working on Shell assets on whether to take strike action.
Oil workers could strike today for the first time in a generation after talks broke down between unions and Wood Group.
Unite has set up a strike fund, which has grown to £35 million, to finance industrial disputes.
Talks aimed at resolving a pay dispute involving North Sea workers have broken down.
Talks between unions and Wood Group over North Sea pay cuts came to a grinding halt today.
Unite today called for an emergency meeting "to hammer out an action plan to save the offshore oil and gas industry".
Offshore unions have launched a ballot for industrial action on Wood Group over pay and conditions.
North Sea workers are to be balloted for strikes in a dispute over pay with oil services giant Wood Group.
Wood Group has said it is considering revisions to the terms and conditions proposed for employees working on Shell platforms in the North Sea.
The boss of industry body Oil and and Gas UK has moved to clarify comments she made to MPs after angry oil workers objected to her claiming they "get it" about why cost cutting measures are being taken by companies.
Union representatives have met Wood Group to discuss the proposed changes to pay and conditions proposed by the company last month.
Union bosses today called on the UK Government to revisit its decision to refuse a public inquiry into offshore helicopter safety.
Unite, the UK's biggest offshore trade union, warned the Wood Group's contractor rate cuts will deepen a “race to the bottom” on North Sea employment standards.
Offshore union RMT has warned of long-term damage to Britain’s energy industry after BP posted its largest annual loss for 20 years and revealed another 3,000 job losses as it continued to hack back on budgets in the face of global turmoil.
Fears over a strike in the North Sea by oil workers have been halted after negotiations between the Offshore Contractors’ Association and unions paid off. More than half of members balloted from Unite agreed to the latest offer from the members companies, including Wood Group PSN and Amec Foster Wheeler.