“The company need to reverse their decision, if they don’t we will be taking action and calling on American Express to disassociate themselves with the club as their sponsor,” says Tim Roache
The union representing three workers sacked by Brighton for allegedly leaking workforce information has threatened to contact the membership’s sponsor, urging them to stroll away.
The GMB union are in touch with attorneys to see whether or not there was a breach of contract by the Premier League membership.
The sackings got here after investigations of all the bottom workers working on the membership’s Lancing coaching facility.
In line with GMB, throughout a close to three-month inquiry, Brighton’s security and safety supervisor couldn’t affirm to workers whether or not his investigation was following any formal course of or if he was merely in search of their help to search out the social media leak.
Nevertheless, the investigation reportedly included the seizure of some cell phones from workers to examine and obtain content material and utilization, together with common shock interviews, none of which offered any hyperlinks between the members of workers dismissed and the workforce choice leaks.
GMB basic secretary Tim Roache advised the GMB’s annual congress in Brighton: “A state of affairs unfolded at Brighton and Hove Albion Soccer Membership that I know congress will need to ship solidarity to the employees and area.
“Staff on the soccer membership have been sacked with no course of, no illustration and GMB haven’t been allowed on website.
“Sacked by phone, advised solely they aren’t trusted and so is not going to be a part of a reorganisation. No investigation, no allegation to reply.
“That is appalling behaviour by a soccer membership that ought to intention to have the Premier League employment rights to match its Premier League standing.
“The company need to reverse their decision, if they don’t we will be taking action and calling on American Express to disassociate themselves with the club as their sponsor.”
Brighton have determined to not remark whereas the case is ongoing.