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branded as Scrooges have had a change of heart over cutting
expensive long-service awards from some of their West Freugh
than 20 hours after the Free Press made inquiries,
SERCO Chief Executive David McGhie was on the base to announce
the awards would be honoured.
have been called Scrooges by 22 of their staff.
claimed the company have slammed shut in their faces, pages
of a catalogue containing long-service gifts worth up to £400
because their employment will end just ten working days short
of the necessary 20 years.
the men, who are employed either on the airfield or test range,
began work with SERCO on 12 July, 1982, when work on the base
jobs are now being taken over by Qinetiq from the end
of this month.
disgruntled employee, who did not want to be named, contacted
the Free Press on behalf of the 22, to register