Norway -Wage deal for oil rig workers -May 28, 2014

Two trade unions representing workers who operate oil drilling rigs reached a deal with the Norwegian Shipowners' Association, averting a strike after similar negotiations with other oil sector workers broke down in recent weeks. The unions were pleased with the overall financial settlement.

Two trade unions representing workers who operate oil drilling rigs reached a deal with the Norwegian Shipowners' Association, averting a strike after similar negotiations with other oil sector workers broke down in recent weeks. The unions were pleased with the overall financial settlement. Three rounds of talks with other types of oil workers - platform workers, oil services employees and those operating onshore supply bases - have broken down. These are heading for state mediation in the coming weeks.

English: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/28/norway-oil-wagetalks ...  

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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