TSSA today claimed victory after their member Baylee Morrison was reinstated by Dingwall employer NSL who had sacked her for poor internet connectivity which affected her ability to work from home during lockdown.
Invergordon resident Baylee Morrison was reinstated after our union released her story to the media, with support from Highlands and Islands MSP Rhoda Grant.
TSSA General Secreatry Manuel Cortes said:
"Like many Highlands residents Baylee was having problems getting online, due to poor internet connectivity in her area. She had done her best to solve the problem, but NSL sacked her rather than offer her furlough or work with her to find work she could do from home without internet.
"Baylee came to us for support and I am delighted we were able to win her job back. It shows the importance of joining a union as soon as you start in the workplace.
"Baylee’s reinstatement is to allow her time to explore options to keep her in work and we look forward to NSL confirming that her reinstatement has been made permanent.
"I would like to offer my thanks to the journalists and activists who have reported Baylee’s story and given us their support. Baylee is now looking forward to getting back to work."