Please use the links at the side to access documentation which was posted to all Unite the Union Offshore Catering Branch Shop Stewards and members with UK postal addresses as well as e-mailed to those who have provided e-mail addresses.

Unite Piper Alpha Newsletter

Unite Offshore Newsletter September / October 2012    -    Proposed EU Offshore Safety Regs - (Union opposition paper 3/9/12)

Unite Offshore Newsletter July / August 2012   

Unite Offshore Newsletter March / April 2012

Unite Offshore Newsletter Jan 2012

Unite Offshore Newsletter Dec 2011


26th May 2014

To All Unite Offshore Catering Branch Members

Dear Colleague

Please find enclosed the following information which will be e-mailed to all catering branch members who have supplied a valid e-mail address, posted to all members living in the UK, posted to all Shop Stewards who have supplied an offshore address and placed on the news page of the branch website at 


Ř  A copy of a joint union letter 26/5/14 regarding the 2014/16 wage offer and upcoming phone ballot.


o   For clarity the new payment for being delayed for more than 6 hours from your normal flight time on the unit is over and above any other payment you currently receive.


o   Please ensure a copy of the ballot details is placed on you units union notice board.


Ř  Summary of offshore branch and shop stewards meetings 6th, 12th and 27th March 2014.


Ř  Branch invite to the 2014 golf outing. 

Details of the wage offer and phone ballot (COTA grades A to E only) will also be circulated offshore by the employers so if you are on a unit and this information is not distributed by the employer please contact the Aberdeen office to let us know.  

Branch Meetings

The date of the next round of Offshore Catering Branch meetings have yet to be confirmed, but will be communicated to members in due course.  In the meantime for the latest information affecting Offshore Members please keep checking the news page on our Branch’s website at

Thank you for your continued support in fighting for our member’s rights.

Yours faithfully

Unite the union – Offshore Catering Branch