Hinkley Point C: Unions to ballot for strike action

Trade unions for construction workers at the Hinkley Point C project in Somerset are to hold a ballot for strike action in a dispute over pay. It comes as more than 95% of GMB and Unite members voted against the proposed pay increase offered by French utility EDF and its contractor BYLOR. The dispute, which […]

Offshore workers strike ballot goes ahead

A strike ballot will go ahead after a meeting to resolve a dispute for changes in working terms for offshore workers has failed. GMB and Unite union officials held the talks yesterday when it was hoped the disagreement would be resolved. The dispute is over changes to working conditions for staff covered by the Offshore Contractors Agreement (OCA) […]

Offshore workers suspend strike ballot

The GMB union has put a strike ballot among offshore workers on hold as more talks are to be held. The dispute is over changes to working conditions for employees covered by the Offshore Contractors Agreement (OCA) in UK waters. In Aberdeen yesterday, both sides put forward proposals and agreed to take the proposals away […]