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  • 22 June 2016
    Exploration & Production

    A looming offshore rig workers’ strike in Norway has been averted as the employers and the workers have reached a settlement on wages through mediation. To remind, the SAFE union had threatened its workers aboard rigs “Rowan Viking” and “Rowan Gorilla” would go on a strike should the mediation fail. However, the strike has been […]

  • 20 September 2016

    Mediation between the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association and the Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industry Energy) over the collective oil service agreement is taking place today. The deadline is 24.00 tonight. If the agreement is not reached the union’s workers might down their tools. Jan Hodneland, lead negotiator at Norwegian Oil and Gas: “Supplier […]

  • 8 June 2016

    Another round of oil and gas industry collective pay talks in Norway, and another breakdown. The fourth, and final round of collective pay talks held this week between employers and workers employed in the oilfield services sector have hit a standstill. Namely, the Norwegian Union of Energy Workers (Safe) has reportedly opted to break off […]

  • 20 May 2016

    Collective pay talks held over the past three days in Norway, between the oil companies and the land base workers serving the offshore sector have collapsed. The Norwegian Oil Industry Association, representing the employers, said that the talks on collective pay deals with the Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industry Energy) and Parat on […]

  • 16 June 2016

    After the employers and offshore supply bases workers in Norway failed to reach a collective pay deal in Norway last month, it was decided that the solutions would be sought after through mediation.  About 800 employees are covered by the land base settlement, which is subject to this mediation on Thursday and Friday this week. They work […]

  • 7 June 2016

    Oil and gas industry pay talks in Norway continue this week. This week’s negotiations are being held on the oil service sector pay settlement, which covers some 6,000 employees at various companies in this sector. “The parties have submitted their demands today and, given the position facing the industry, we believe the talks will be demanding,” […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Equipment

    Norwegian oil and gas employers have reached a collective wages settlement with workers employed in offshore supply bases, thus avoiding a strike. To remind, the talks had broken down between the parties, and then went to national mediation. The mediation between the Norwegian Oil and Gas and the Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industry […]

  • 8 July 2016

    The Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industri Energi) has notified the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association that it is breaking off negotiations on pay and conditions under the oil service agreement. To remind, Industri Energi opted to postpone negotiations scheduled for early June until after the offshore settlement had been agreed. Norwegian Oil […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A mediation process starts Wednesday between the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association and the Norwegian Union of Energy Workers (Safe) over the well service pay agreement. The deadline expires at midnight. “Many of the supplies companies are experiencing very demanding times because of the reduction in activity,” observes Jan Hodneland, lead negotiator for Norwegian Oil and […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Exploration & Production

    While the Norwegian oil and gas employers have reached a pay deal with offshore supply base workers over the weekend, the strike threat in Norway now looms from the offshore workers. Namely, Roy Aleksandersen, 1st Deputy Chairman of SAFE, one of the Norwegian workers’ unions, has notified the national mediator that SAFE will start a […]

  • 7 July 2016

    The Norwegian Oil and Gas Association and the Norwegian Union of Energy Workers (Safe) reached agreement on the well service pay agreement on Tuesday evening, thus averting a potential strike action of 663 workers. “The mediation process was demanding, but we reached a conclusion in line with the framework for the lead sector’s settlement,” says Jan Hodneland, […]

  • 30 May 2016

    Pay talks in Norway between offshore workers and employers scheduled for Monday, May 30, have broken down before they even started.

  • 27 May 2016

    Following last week’s breakdown in collective pay talks with employees working in land bases in Norway, Norwegian Oil Industry Association has this week reached an agreement with land employees. The successful talks this week were held with land-based employees, and white-collar staff offshore in addition to a number of companies in the Greenland area southeast […]

  • 5 June 2019

    A possible strike that had threatened to cut the Norwegian oil production by more than 400.000 barrels a day has been averted as the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association and the Norwegian Organisation of Managers and Executives (Lederne) have struck a pay deal.

  • 10 July 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian oil firm Equinor has said the offshore workers’ strike in Norway has not affected Equinor’s operated oil and gas output on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

  • 30 June 2016

    A mediation on the offshore pay settlement for the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) workers started on Thursday, June 30, 2016.  According to the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (Norsk olje og gass), Thursday and Friday, July 1, have been allocated for this process, with a deadline of midnight on Friday. About 7,500 employees are covered by the offshore […]

  • 4 June 2014

    Following two days of negotiations on revised agreements for land-based employees in Norway’s oil industry, the talks ended late on Tuesday night. They had been conducted with the Industry Energy union on the industry agreement, and with the Norwegian Union of Energy Workers (Safe), Parat and Negotia on the oil agreement. Industry Energy refused to […]

  • 3 August 2016

    Next phase of strike action by Wood Group employees working on Shell’s North Sea platforms will go ahead on Thursday morning, August 4, 2016, after talks over pay cuts between the unions and management failed.  The North Sea platforms involved include the Brent Alpha, Bravo and Charlie platforms, Gannet, Nelson, Shearwater, and Curlew. This next […]

  • 11 November 2009

    A call for Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead to take a pay cut if he returns from fishing talks with quota reductions has been snubbed by the politician. The Moray MSP will head to Brussels next month for crucial talks at the European Commission which will set fishing effort levels in European waters for 2010. Some […]

  • 6 May 2015

    Representative of GMB and Unite unions in the UK are taking part in further talks today seeking a resolution of the dispute over what they say are unilateral changes to working conditions for workers covered by the Offshore Contractors Agreement (OCA) in UK waters. Members of both unions have already voted in a consultative ballot […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Terminal operators at the U.S. West Coast ports are suspending loading and unloading of ships for four days, targeting ‘premium pays’ the longshore workers and clerks would get for the coming weekend and the holidays, the port employers’ representative Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) said in a statement. Yard, gate and rail operations will continue at […]

  • 4 August 2016

    Wood Group’s offshore workers on seven Shell’s North Sea platforms kicked off a 48-hour strike on Thursday morning after talks over pay cuts between the unions and management failed.   This is a second strike action by Wood Group’s workers working on Shell’s platforms. The North Sea platforms involved include the Brent Alpha, Bravo and Charlie […]