A Union official in the Borders warns that his members are ready to fight plans to switch 80 jobs to Edinburgh from Newtown St Boswells.
A review has found that a technology service at Scottish Borders Council is no longer fit for purpose, and recommends a joint arrangement with the City of Edinburgh Council.
It's understood that employees at the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) service were given the findings of a review on Tuesday.
The Union Union believe this could mean that 80 jobs in the department will relocate to Edinburgh.
Regional officer for Unite Union, Tony Trench, told ITV Border:
"Members are furious at the way they have been treated.
They don't want to go to Edinburgh City, many were born and bred in the Borders, they live here.
Where does it stop? This could be the beginning of the end of Scottish Borders Council."
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