A north-east trade union chief has urged ministers to defend workers after an energy giant announced it was to cut thousands of jobs.
A union chief has spoken of his hopes that a scheme can be set up to test oil and gas workers for Covid-19 before going offshore.
Many offshore workers have “lost faith” in employers’ commitment to safety standards, a union boss said.
A trade union boss said he was “astonished” by Sparrows Group’s decision to exit the UK representative body for offshore oil and gas contractors.
An offshore union boss has described a safety breach discovered on the Beryl Bravo platform as “a reflection is what is actually happening offshore”.
Oil giant Total’s attempt to justify planned offshore rota changes was “arrogant, cynical and patronising”, a union boss has said.
North Sea workers on a three weeks on then three off rota are nearly twice as likely to fall ill as those working a two-week shift pattern, a report says.
A North Sea union boss lashed out after it emerged BP chief executive Bob Dudley’s pay package for 2017 soared by more than £1 million to £9.5m.
The decision to send a group of oil workers ashore after they refused to get into lifeboats on a rig is “outrageous”, a union boss has said.