– After three weeks on strike Industri Energi won acceptance for the claim to even out the wage differentials between employees working in oil service and other oil workers, said the lead negotiator of Industri Energi, Ommund Stokka.
Local union leaders in the oil services are clear on what the oil strike is all about. - We strike for the oil service employees to be equally worthy as others in the oil industry, says union leaders who are on strike.
Unite the Union have sent a message of support to our striking Norwegian offshore workers.
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Over 300 oil service employees are involved in a strike after mediation failed. – We strike because Norwegian Oil and gas did not show any willingness to meet our moderate demands, says department leader Ommund Stokka of Industri Energi.
Industri Energi and Norwegian Oil and Gas Association agreed on Friday night on the offshore settlement. The agreement involves promotions and addition of about NOK 15 000 in total.
There will be no strike for workers on mobile offshore units as Industri Energi and The Norwegian Shipowners Association came to an agreement with help from the State Mediator.
- Representing the passengers we must be admitted where the decisions that affect our members' safety are made, says helicopter expert Henrik Solvorn Fjeldsbø in Industri Energi and Jake Molloy in British RMT.
The Arthur Svensson Prize: We condemn the travel ban on Bahraini education union leader Jalila al-Salman
Monday night, Mrs. Jalila al-Salman, the vice president of the Bahraini teachers’ association, was banned from leaving the country and her passport was confiscated. The trade unionist was on her way to participate in the Arthur Svensson Prize ceremony in Oslo on Wednesday 15. June.
We strongly condemn this attack and demand that the government of Bahrain lift the ban immediately.
The Employers showed no willingness to meet our responsible and moderate claims for the mobile units agreement. Industri Energi are hopeful for constructive mediation, thus avoiding a strike in an already difficult time.
– We tried to reach a responsible settlement in line with the difficult situation of the oil industry. However, the employers showed no willingness to reach an agreement and unfortunately we saw no other solution than to break the negotiations, says Asle Reime, leader of the negotiations for Industri Energi.