Unite Scotland Press Release
Thursday 18 August
New announcement on Wood Group dispute
The following announcement has been issued jointly by Wood Group and the Unite and RMT Trade Unions in relation to the current dispute involving workers on the Shell facilities in the North Sea.
“Wood Group and the Unite and RMT unions have held two full days of constructive discussions which will continue next week.
“These talks, which are allowing all parties to bring ideas to the table, involved union officials, offshore shop stewards and Wood Group management. These collaborative discussions have demonstrated a clear, shared understanding of the issues being raised by all parties, plus the challenges facing the North Sea.
“We remain focused on reaching a mutually acceptable outcome, which demonstrates collective leadership in shaping the future of the North Sea.”
During this period, and to facilitate open and honest discussions, neither Wood Group nor the unions will make any further public statements in relation to this matter.
For further information contact Unite Scotland media officer David Eyre on 07960 451631. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes to editors:
Unite Scotland is the country’s biggest and most diverse trade union with 150,000 members across the economy. The union is led in Scotland by Pat Rafferty.
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