Norway - Possible summer strike oil workers union - June 30, 2018

Industri Energi, the biggest trade union that represents some 4.000 workers on offshore oil drilling rigs, concluded a new wage deal last month. The Safe union, a smaller involved union with 2250 members still had to ask its members to decide whether they accept the deal (see our May newsletter). The members of the Safe union now voted against the new wage deal and hold on to their demand for better wages. Safe union warned that drilling and catering staff who work on oil producing platforms could go on strike this summer.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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