Frightening figures from the UK’s Office of National Statistics (ONS) show rises to basic foodstuffs and fossil fuel costs which will affect everyone, but low and middle earners the worst
“As a nation exploiting the remaining oil and gas reserves from a mature basin we cannot treat a highly skilled workforce as if it were a tap that can be turned on and off as and when needed.”
A new agreement has been reached covering offshore workers which will ensure they can benefit from the UK government coronavirus job retention scheme.
Orkney Islands Council is reminding the public about the dangers of incorrectly disposing of gas canisters.
The UK Government sees the production of oil and gas as continuing to be important and this is the 32nd round of licensing.
Offshore operators like Total must take immediate steps to scrap these new rotas and return to safe working practices.”
GMB Warns MSPs against ‘playing fast & loose’ with the livelihoods of workers across the energy sector
On Tuesday 15th of January the Scottish Parliament is to debate ‘Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon – neutral Economy’
Workers at the Total E&P Shetland Gas Plant who are members of Unite the union have voted for industrial action.