OCA Pay Ballot 2017
This web page is dedicated to Unite members who have been taking part in the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) Pay Dispute 2017.
For all the latest news, campaign info, campaign materials and contact info check in here regularly.
Please note that this site will shortly be closing and a new site will be opening up for all Unite members working on the UKCS.
Below is a copy of the letter sent from the OCA to Unite regarding the latest offer.
The OCA Pay Ballot Is Now Closed
The ballot thresholds have not been met.
Unite Officer, Tommy Campbell, had this to say:
"An overwhelming majority of Unite offshore workers voted for strike action but there is no legal mandate for the action.”
“This is because the Tory anti-union laws required a 50% threshold of all union members to be met.
“Although there has been a democratic engagement with our union members over the past few months we will be unable to organise any strike action.
“We will now continue with our discussions with other unions – GMB and RMT – about how best to progress the ongoing concerns of offshore workers in light of the ballot result.”
We will be talking further with Reps and Activists on Monday. Updates will follow.
Be Active, Be Organised, Get Involved
If you can do any of the above and/or you would like to be a point of contact or a shop steward on your installation send an email (in confidence) to the address dedicated to the OCA Pay Ballot 2017: