Schlumberger staff on gardening leave on 20% of pay but they can’t work anywhere else

Oil and Gas Employees in Aberdeen have been placed on gardening leave by oil giant Schlumberger for up to a year on 20% of their annual salary, however during this period they are not allowed to work for any other employer.

Oil giant Schlumberger have introduced an incentivised leave of absence scheme in a desperate attempt to retain skilled staff amid the global downturn within the oil and gas industry.

Members who choose to opt into the scheme are required to take up to a one year break from employment on a fraction of their regular annual pay whilst not being allowed to work for anyone else in the same period.
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