Wood Group, unions aim to resolve North Sea conflict

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UKWood Group and the Unite and RMT trade unions have issued a joint statement concerning the current dispute involving workers on Shell facilities in the UK North Sea.

All sides have agreed to restart talks to resolve the dispute, with various full-day meetings planned, starting early next week, to reconsider the issues under contention.

They recognize that the challenges faced in the North Sea at present are serious and there is acceptance that change is needed and will happen.

All parties will be given the chance to bring ideas to the table.

In order to create a constructive environment, Wood Group has agreed to halt implementation of its current proposals for the duration of this engagement and in response RMT and Unite have agreed to suspend any further strike action while the talks continue. 

08/12/2016

Share your news with Offshore at news@offshore-mag.com

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...