An oil giant is to increase security at its north-east facilities after a week of high-profile disputes with staff over pay and hours, which resulted in a vote for strike action.
Total’s decision to comes after a wage review and feared changes to shift patterns.
In an internal release to staff, Total said it would introduce “security measures” at locations including its headquarters in Westhill and Crawpeel House in Aberdeen.
Unite regional officer John Boland said: “It seems like they’re expecting us to storm the buildings or something.
“We haven’t even put in the industrial action notices yet.”