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Tug workers heading towards becoming full SIC employees

Video time lapse: Courtesy of John Bateson WHILE the immediate threat of strike action at the port of Sullom Voe has been averted, it emerged this week that a lasting agreement on the award of long service payments to tug men has still to be negotiated. A statement by Unite issued ten days ago made […] Shetland News …


Sullom Voe tug men vote to go on strike in May

OIL export from Sullom Voe Terminal could be disrupted from the middle of next month after union members working on the harbour tugs voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action. Following a ballot earlier this month Unite Scotland confirmed on Tuesday that 87 per cent of its members voted to take strike action. The dispute […] Shetland News …