“Thousands of Unite members in the offshore sector have sent the OCA employers a clear message through these industrial action ballots.”
The 500 members of UNISON in Orkney are being balloted to see if they would take part in industrial action .
“This outcome was inevitable in light of COSLA’s failure to properly and fairly reward the lowest paid workers in local government.”
“Unite retains serious concerns over the 3/3 rota system”
“The Unite membership of Total on the Alwyn, Dunbar and Elgin rigs have taken the initiative to write to Mr Pouyanné to request his personal intervention.”
“this is an insult to construction workers, and to their families, who are the lifeblood of their communities. “
“The emphatic vote to reject the revised pay offer by Total demonstrates that we are a significant way off from agreement.”
Unite and Total have jointly agreed to ACAS’ mediation and currently both parties await dates for the independent body’s availability.
“Unite members have accepted the latest offer by Aker on the basis of securing a number of significant improvements from the previous offer.”
“We can confirm that the strike action on Alwyn, Dunbar and Elgin platforms has gone ahead as planned. Production has been stopped and the wells have been shut.”