Waiter sacked for having union flyer gets his job back

Protest against the sacking of waiter Robert Czegely. Pic by Chantal Chegrinec

Protest against the sacking of waiter Robert Czegely. Pic by Chantal Chegrinec
Protest against the sacking of waiter Robert Czegely. Pic by Chantal Chegrinec

Unite member Robert Czegely, the waiter sacked after being found with a union flyer, has been reinstated.

Following discussions between Meliá Hotels International and Unite, it has been agreed that waiter, Robert Czegely will be reinstated to his position at ME London hotel and all legal proceedings against the hotel group have been withdrawn.

Unite regional officer Dave Turnbull said: “We are pleased to have been able to constructively engage with company representatives to bring about this positive outcome. We look forward to working closely together over the coming weeks.”

UK area director at Meliá Hotels International Gioele Camarlinghi said: “We are satisfied with the outcome, which demonstrates how open dialogue and a collaborative approach can lead to a better understanding and more productive cooperation with the union.”

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