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RMT urges offshore staff to opt in to 48 hour week as part of campaign to end attack on jobs and conditions.
Ahead of the union’s strike ballot preparations, offshore union RMT is urging members to opt back in to the Working Time Regulations' 48 hour limit on the working week.
The Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) is the Scottish Government’s initiative dedicated to helping individuals and employers with the advice and support they need when faced with redundancy. …
From the 1st of April 2015 all passengers travelling offshore by helicopter will be required to sit in a seat where the nearest underwater emergency exit is compatible with their body size. To find out what this means and how it will affect you, please click on the link below to download the information you require.
As part of our efforts to keep you informed of the facts around the changes being imposed to workers terms and conditions across the North Sea, we have produced this special edition of Enough is Enough, please download and read.
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Please click on the link below for the official guidelines from Step Change on what to wear under your survival suit when traveling offshore. Please circulate.
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Circular No NP/ 149 /14
To All Branches, Regional Offices & Regional Councils
Our Ref: LA/42/14
2nd September 2014
Legal Update: Holiday Pay.
Further to Circular NP/099/14 of the 29…
We can report a very positive development in support of RMT's campaign to improve the safety of helicopter transport in the offshore oil and gas industry. MPs on the cross-party Parliamentary Transport Select Committee have formally supported the union's call for a full and independent public inquiry into the impact on offshore helicopter safety from the commercial pressure applied in the sector by oil and gas companies.
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Here in the OILC branch we were intrigued to hear allegations recently of some companies actually installing a 3rd pull down bed in some cabins. We know that companies are looking to exploit the use of existing third bunks, but we have to question the retrospective fitting of third bunks and need to know about this. …
TO: ALL BRANCHES, REGIONAL COUNCILS,
REGIONAL OFFICES, COUNCIL OF EXECUTIVES & HO OFFICERS.
House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee
Report on Zero Hours Contracts
The impact on rail safety and employment rights of zero hours contracts in the rail industry and offshore has been severely criticised by the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee in a hard hitting report released on 14th April. …
I set out below the details of the offer being made to the Unite and GMB unions from the OCA for 2014-15. Your union, RMT-OILC has no input into these pay talks and it would be inappropriate for us to comment on them, we’ll leave that to you.
"Piper 25" is a three day conference being held in Aberdeen between the 18th & 20th of June to mark the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha tragedy which happened on July 6th 1988 and claimed the lives of 167 men.…
Offshore Diving Industry Agreement
2012 – 2015
RMT’s Regional Organiser, Jake Molloy and elected workforce diving company reps met with Offshore Diving Industry Agreement (ODIA) employers on July 18…
Extension of National Employers Savings Trust (NEST) to seafarers and offshore workers
Further to the Circular No. 137/11, I write to update branches and activists of progress in our ongoing campaign to extend the statutory savings scheme NEST to seafarers and offshore workers.