Workers have said they have been “hung out to dry” and “abandoned” by Bilfinger Salamis after their jobs were cut without the option to use the Government’s coronavirus support scheme.
The Unite trade union has told energy services company Bilfinger Salamis to raise pay for its North Sea workers or risk disruption to its services.
A strike ballot on one of the UK’s largest offshore gas projects has been forced to be cancelled.
The industry must “beef-up” guidelines to protect North Sea workers from blacklisting, according to a union official.
Offshore union Unite has called for an investigation into claims of blacklisting threats at one of the UK’s biggest gas fields.
Energy service firm Bilfinger Salamis UK (BSUK) has revealed plans to create up to 300 new jobs in yet another major boost for the UK North Sea oil and gas industry.
Bilfinger Salamis today confirmed new work in the North Sea will create more than 30 new jobs.