“The news of a further 165 jobs potentially at immediate risk in addition to the 100 jobs which Loganair has already served notice on is absolutely shattering.”
“Construction workers should not be used as test subjects by building luxury flats to get an economy moving that values wealth at the expense of our health.”
“It is a disgraceful way to treat a workforce that have worked at Sullom Voe for many years, to discard them with no care or thought as to how they will survive.”
The decision by North Air based in Aberdeen to furlough employees during the COVID-19 crisis on full pay has been welcomed by the trade union Unite.
Serious concerns have been raised by trade union leaders highlighting the inconsistencies over protection for those working in the front line during the Covid19 pandemic.
Members of Unite the union at Sullom Voe Terminal, Shetland have voted for strike action by 94%.
When applying for offshore wind leases in Scottish waters developers will have to commit to supporting the supply chain in Scotland.
93 % of workers who are members of Unite the Union voted to reject Enquests’ proposed changes to terms and conditions
Scottish universities have been subject to a real terms cut of 12% (£91m) in the 7 years up to 2017/18 with more than half of Scotland’s universities running at a deficit.
There will now be a 6 weeks consultation period on the loss of 60 full time jobs and 20 other positions currently filled by contractors.