Shell - Stop cheating contract workers!

In partnership with IndustriALL Global Union, which represents 50 million workers in 140 countries in the mining, energy and manufacturing sectors and is a force in global solidarity taking up the fight for better working conditions and trade union rights around the world.

This week Shell is holding its annual green-washing event, #makethefuture Live, in London to try and persuade the public it cares about our future.

And yet, thanks to Shell’s unfair employment policies, near 200,000 contract workers at Shell have #gotnofuture - working in temporary, insecure jobs.

Contract workers outnumber permanent workers more than two to one at Shell, and as the company freely admits, do the most dangerous jobs. In Nigeria unions say subcontractors working for Shell “pay whatever they like and sack at will.”

Shell outsourcing is putting workers and the public at risk. Last year, Shell was held responsible after 217 people died when a contracted tanker carrying fuel for Shell in Pakistan crashed and then exploded.

Call on Shell bosses to limit precarious work and protect precarious workers’ rights; respect commitments to international standards on the environment, communities and human rights; and apply the same health and safety standards at operations everywhere, including suppliers.

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