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Sign the petition to support unfairly dismissed UNISON rep

We believe that Robert O’Donnell, UNISON representative for Glasgow Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), was unfairly sacked by the SECC Management on 25 May. He was dismissed following an alleged unwitnessed incident with his supervisor.

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

We ask you to consider signing the petition to show your support for Robert in his appeal against dismissal by the SECC.

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