Dismissal of employees from PCH Offshore was due to expiration of labor contracts

Oil&Gas Materials 8 February 2006 14:15 (UTC +04:00)

Dismissal of 5 employees from PCH Offshore was linked with the expiration of their labor contracts cnluded with the company, a lawyer of PCH Offshore, Mehman Sultanov, told Trend.

Sultanov stressed absence of any fact of violation. The contracts were concluded for 3-5 months following the implementation of the project. In the course of the project the contracts expire and the employees are dismissed from their posts.

Touching upon the appeals by the dismissed employees to the court the official of the company said that it was a right of every citizen. The legal proceedings will clarify the case, Sultanov stressed.

As to announcements on pressures by PCH Offshore on employees in connection with their membership at the Trades Union are not correct, Sultanov said. Our company would never allow that, as it is the direct violation of rights, the lawyer underlined.

According to Sultanov, the workers can be anew invited to work under the new projects, as no violation was fixed during their activities at PCH.