OFFSHORE workers were urged yesterday to opt back in to the Working Time Directive, aimed at limiting the working week to 48 hours, to protect their jobs.
The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union said potential job losses could be minimised if staff were covered by the...
Tuesday 24th Mar 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Wednesday 25th Feb 2015
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Tuesday 17th Feb 2015
Monday 16th Feb 2015
posted by Malcolm Burns in Britain
Rig unions slam three-on, three-off regime
Wednesday 4th Feb 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Union reps called yesterday for a legal overhaul around workplace deaths after an oil contractor was fined belatedly for a fatal safety breach, writes Conrad Landin in Aberdeen.
Lee Bertram fell to his death from a North Sea platform after a sharp hatch edge slashed the ropes...
Politicians rule out public ownership as North Sea oil faces biggest challenge
Tuesday 3rd Feb 2015
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Commons transport committee slates petrochemicals industry transport practices in wake of 2013 Super Puma helicopter crash
Tuesday 8th Jul 2014
posted by Rory MacKinnon in Britain