EU Sources - Coordinated action against loss of quality jobs in the North Sea - May 31, 2016

Maritime and oil and gas unions affiliated to IndustriAll Global Union and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) met in Aberdeen to begin development of an industrial and political strategy to challenge the replacement of quality jobs with cheap labour by employers in the North Sea. In both the oil-service sector and within the subsea-contractor segment there are still companies that are not covered by collective bargaining agreements. Social dumping in the region has expanded through the employment of non-European workers, resulting in unfair competition and redundancies for local workers.

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