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Victory for UK offshore employers in Working Time Directive appeal

Posted on 07 April 2009

UNITE, the successor union to the former Amicus offshore trade union, has announced it will appeal the EAT decision, likely to the Scottish Court of Session. However, should UNITE fail in its appeal, it will be required to pay all court costs, as well as legal costs of the employers group incurred in opposing the appeal. The employers group is confident that the strong, unequivocal decision by the EAT will carry great weight in the Court of Session.

For more information, please contact IADC senior vice president – government affairs Brian Petty.

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