Fresh blow to EDF’s Hinkley nuclear plans

The Hinkley nuclear plant has suffered a fresh setback as it has emerged French trade unions are “unlikely” to support the project “at its current state”. EDF is currently consulting with a committee, representing its staff and unions, which was launched earlier this month and is expected to last at least two months. That has […]

EDF Energy signs key Hinkley Point C deals with unions

Power supplier EDF Energy has signed two labour relations agreements with trade unions and a major contractor for the proposed new nuclear project at Hinkley Point C. They include a ‘Common Framework Agreement’ covering industrial relations, recruitment, training, apprenticeships, health and welfare and a ‘Civils Sector Agreement’ relating to pay and pensions. By the time […]