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Brazil oilworkers local tells members to quit Petrobras platforms

Brazil oilworkers local tells members to quit Petrobras platforms
November 18
10:03 2015

Nov 17 The Brazilian oilworkers union local responsible for the bulk of the country’s oil and gas output told its members on Tuesday to leave all Petroleo Brasileiro SA vessels in the Campos Basin, Brazil’s most productive oil district.

The action by the local, Sindipetro Norte Fluminense, defied its national federation FUP, which on Friday recommended members accept a contract offer from state-run Petrobras, as the company is known, and end a two week strike.

The members want Petrobras to pay them for all their days on strike, rather than the half offered by company negotiators, and to expand the scope of a union-management committee being established to review Petrobras budget cuts and planned asset sales.

Petrobras on Tuesday agreed to talk about compensation for days on strike, FUP said in a statement.
Read more at Reuters

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  1. Majdi ben attia
    Majdi ben attia November 18, 10:19

    Eu sou um perfurador de petróleo

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