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.
Offshore Contractor’s Association
Union officials said today that the Offshore Contractors’ Association (OCA) would make a revised pay offer for North Sea workers.
Union officials and employers will hold crunch talks next week in a bid to avert widespread strikes in the North Sea.
The GMB trade union has opened a strike action ballot for its members working in the UK North Sea.
North Sea workers will vote on strike action after rejecting a revised pay offer earlier this year.
The Offshore Contractor’s Association (OCA) has made a fresh pay offer to workers after an initial rejection earlier this year.
Offshore union Unite is threatening an industrial ballot over “delayed” payments to workers by Sparrows.
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.
Scores of people have called for the chief executive of the Offshore Contractors Association to be sacked.
A union has launched a scathing attack on fresh proposals for North Sea workers which could add an additional 45 hours to their year.