Belgium - Luggage handlers reach a deal - August 31, 2017

Workers at the baggage handling company Swissport have resumed work after a strike in protest against working conditions that caused dozens of flights to be cancelled. According to the trade unions a whole list of problems has to be tackled. The most important were the aim to change part-time contacts into full-time contracts and a bonus for the hard work during the summer holiday period. A draft agreement has been reached with the Swissport management. The negotiators also agreed on a calendar for further talks.

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