Conrad Landin - 17 January 2019
WORKERS were “manhandled” and their union organiser was arrested outside a licensing hearing in Dundee today, as a businessman alleged to owe money to his former staff was allowed to reopen his restaurant under a new name.
High-end eatery Brassica closed its doors last September after staff walked out claiming that wages had not been paid. Blaming “cash-flow problems” for the closure, the company subsequently went into administration.... See more
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