To: Cllr Jonathon McColl, Cllr Stephen McCabe, Cllr Aileen Morton

PREVENT THE LIQUIDATION OF GREENLIGHT ENVIRONMENTAL

PREVENT THE LIQUIDATION OF GREENLIGHT ENVIRONMENTAL

GMB Scotland, the union for refuse and recycling workers, are calling on the Council leaders in West Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde & Argyll & Bute to urgently intervene to protect the jobs of over 100 recycling workers in the West of Scotland currently employed by the social enterprise Greenlight Environmental.

As key clients of Greenlight Environmental, each of the three councils have a role to play through procurement in ensuring the social enterprise continues operating, and their employees are not put out of work.

Why is this important?

Greenlight Environmental is a social enterprise employing around 100 local people in the West of Scotland and with almost three decades of experience providing recycling services. Many of their staff have been recruited through schemes to assist the long-term unemployed and these vulnerable workers are now being issued with redundancy notices.

GMB Scotland is calling on the leaders of West Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde and Argyll & Bute Councils to intervene and prevent the liquidation of the company and the redundancy of its workforce.

West Dunbartonshire Council, Church Street, Dumbarton

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Reasons for signing

  • To save local jobs and our recycling environment
  • It's another cut to public services. Stop the cuts.
  • To protect local jobs and recycling in our area.

Updates

2018-08-13 15:38:11 +0100

Our campaign is finding support from local MSPs and Councillors, but we have to keep the pressure on to protect these local jobs and the service. http://www.dumbartonreporter.co.uk/news/16415759.redundancy-notices-issued-to-hundreds-of-alexandria-workers/

2018-08-13 11:43:56 +0100

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