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Support Robert O’Donnell, Unison rep sacked by Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre

Issue No. 2456

Unison union rep Robert O’Donnell has been sacked by the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC).  

Unison believes that Robert, a gardener, was unfairly sacked by the SECC management following an alleged unwitnessed incident with his supervisor.

Unison branch officer Scott Donohoe said, “Unison is totally convinced that this was a trumped up charge and that the dismissal relates to Robert’s role as a trade union activist. 

“Over recent years the SECC, which is 91 percent owned by Glasgow City Council, has refused to recognise trade unions for collective bargaining purposes and has been hostile to trade union recruitment activities.”

Robert has 12 years’ service with the SECC during which time he has never been the subject of a complaint, investigation or disciplinary action.

Send emails of protest to:
SECC chief executive 
Glasgow City Council leader 
Glasgow City Council chief executive Annemarie.O’ 
SECC board member 


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Tue 2 Jun 2015, 15:45 BST
Issue No. 2456
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