Norway - No longer posted workers at Rowan - April 30, 2016

A settlement has been reached in the forthcoming court case which was set to start on 18 April on the issue of Secondment Agreements in the rig company Rowan Norway. Global offshore contract driller Rowan has agreed with Industri Energi to not use the so-called Secondment Agreements in the company. Norwegian law does not address Secondment and people who are employed on such agreements are allegedly not covered by the Working Environment Act. The deal means that those currently employed on Secondment Agreements and continue to work on the Norwegian Continental Shelf will be offered a Norwegian standard contract and employment in Rowan Norway Ltd.

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