The industrial action is now ended at Aberdeen Airport.
Leaders of Unite the union have confirmed that the strike action scheduled for Aberdeen Airport on Friday June 28th is called off.
Unite have called off the strike action set for tomorrow, June 27th at Aberdeen Airport.
Strike action will now go ahead at Aberdeen Airport on 27th and 28th of June starting at 6am and continuing until 10 am.
“The reality is that the latest approach by Aberdeen Airport does not significantly take us forward in any way.”
Unite members supported strike action by 88.3% on a 79.5% turnout.
Offshore operators like Total must take immediate steps to scrap these new rotas and return to safe working practices.”
“Today’s industrial action by Unite’s offshore members should serve as a reminder that we will not be intimated “
Offshore workers, members of the Unite Trade Union started the first in a series of stoppages on on the Total Alwyn, Dunbar and Elgin platforms today, 11th of March
Aker and Petrofac have issued redundancy notices and begun a consultation period on terminating and re-engaging all workers. A thirty day (Aker) and forty-five day (Petrofac) consultation period will begin respectively for both companies.
Unite has reiterated its calls for COSLA to consider a ‘trigger clause’ which would allow for the re-opening of the three year pay order if, as predicted, Brexit causes inflation to rise, and for low pay bands to be revisited at the end of the three year period.