Extra that 1,300 offshore staff are to degree a 48-hour strike in a dispute over pay.
Unite warned that dozens of oil and fuel platforms shall be delivered to a “standstill” by means of the walkout from April 24.
“There’s no query that contractors and operators can simply come up with the money for to offer Unite individuals a good pay upward thrust.
“The size of company greed within the offshore sector needs to be challenged.
“1,350 offshore staff will now participate in an unparalleled tsunami of business motion over 48 hours with masses extra set to enroll in them.
“Unite will fortify all our individuals each step of the way in which on this battle for higher jobs, pay and stipulations.”
Staff taking business motion come with electric, manufacturing and mechanical technicians along with deck workforce, scaffolders crane operators, pipefitters, platers and riggers.
John Boland, Unite business officer, added: “Unite has gained an emphatic mandate in fortify of strike motion.
“It’s ancient and it’ll be the largest offshore stoppage in a era.
“Unite’s individuals are made up our minds to get their fair proportion and to determine a greater running setting.
“This isn’t completely about pay but additionally running rotas, vacations, and offshore protection.
“The staff has been taken without any consideration for years however now their worth shall be acutely felt when strike motion will deliver dozens of platforms to a standstill.”
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