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DoI airport staff told to pack their bags

More than 20 jobs at risk following end of baggage loading service

The Department of Infrastructure has confirmed it's to end its baggage handling service at Ronaldsway airport.

A private firm will carry out the duty from as early as May, along with cargo loading and providing assistance to less-mobile passengers.

The move affects 22 workers, who will now be redeployed in another capacity within the DoI or face redundancy.

Negotiations officer at the union Prospect is Angela Moffatt.  

She says it's the end of a lengthy battle to ensure job security:

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