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48 Hour Opt in - RMT Position and Template Letter

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.

Event Announced To Help Offshore Workers With Employment.

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. …

Passenger Size - A guide to the new regulations.

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.


Please Read - Special Edition EiE

  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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Special Edition - Enough is Enough.

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Blowout - Read the latest edition here.

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Clothing Policy - What to wear when traveling offshore.

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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Holidays - Update

Circular No NP/ 149 /14

To All Branches, Regional Offices & Regional Councils

Our Ref: LA/42/14

2nd September 2014

Dear Colleagues,

Legal Update:  Holiday Pay. 

Further to Circular NP/099/14 of the 29

Transport Select Committee Report into Offshore Helicopter Safety

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.

Further Information on New EBS

Please click in the link below to read further information provided by Step Change in Safety on the new category Emergency Breathing Systems.


HSSG Snapshot - EBS-1

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BLOWOUT - Read the latest edition here.

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COTA Ballot Results

Please click on the link below for the latest COTA ballot results.  

COTA Wage Ballot Results 14-16


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Offshore Living Accommodation

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. …

No to Zero Hours contracts Offshore

TO:  ALL BRANCHES, REGIONAL COUNCILS,

REGIONAL OFFICES, COUNCIL OF EXECUTIVES & HO OFFICERS.

 Dear Members,

 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. …

OCA - Details of latest offer

Dear Colleagues,

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.

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"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.…

ODIA News - Offshore Diving Industry Agreement.

ODIA News

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

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Extension of National Employers Savings Trust (NEST) to seafarers and offshore workers

Dear Colleague


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.

HSE releases findings from safety rep inspection project

The Health and Safety Executive has finally released the report on the Inspection Project conducted in 2010 looking at compliance with, and the effectiveness of, the offshore Safety Representative regulations, "Offshore Installations (Safety Representatives and Safety Committees) Regulations 1989", commonly referred to as SI971. …

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