A union official who resigned from his job at a giant oil refinery after a row over a Labour Party selection process has taken up a temporary post with Unite.
Stevie Deans left his job at the Grangemouth site in Scotland last year and decided not to seek re-election as chairman of Labour's constituency party in Falkirk.
Unite was accused of trying to sign up members to influence the selection of a Labour candidate in Falkirk, but always denied doing anything wrong.
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Mr Deans was suspended by Grangemouth's owner, Ineos, over claims he used company time for political campaigning work, but his treatment prompted a vote for strike action, which led to a temporary shutdown of the plant.