A number of the member companies in the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association are engaged in demanding restructuring efforts to cut costs and boost the competitiveness of the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). This must be reflected in mediation on the offshore pay settlement, which begins today.
Mediation on the land base settlement was successfully concluded two and a half hours past the deadline, which means that a strike has been averted.
About 800 employees are covered by the land base settlement, which will be the subject of mediation on Thursday and Friday this week. They work at offshore supply bases along the whole Norwegian coast.
After two days of negotiations on the oil service agreements, the Norwegian Union of Energy Workers (Safe) opted to break off talks while the Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industry Energy) postponed its discussions.
Monday to Wednesday this week has been allocated to negotiations on the oil service pay settlement, which covers some 6 000 employees at various companies in this sector.
Today’s negotiations over new offshore pay agreements in Norway’s petroleum sector were terminated by a formal breach with two of the unions concerned, after the third had staged a walk-out.
The Norwegian Oil and Gas Association and the Federation of Norwegian Industries have settled collective pay agreements for land-based workers in the petroleum sector with the Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industry Energy) the Norwegian Union of Energy Workers (Safe), Parat and Negotia.
Monday to Wednesday this week have been allocated to negotiations for new collective pay agreements with the Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industry Energy) and with the Norwegian Union of Energy Workers (Safe), Parat and Negotia.
Negotiations over a new collective pay settlement for Norway’s land bases have clearly broken down after two...