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Workers can appeal against redundancies

The Department of Community, Culture and Leisure has responded to the outcry from unions over job losses on the Island's heritage railways.

Five workmen were told yesterday (Thursday) they were being made redundant, with immediate effect.

Minister David Cretney says they do have the right to appeal (first part of audio file):

Director of public transport Ian Longworth says in some cases the old ways of doing things don't make economic sense any more (second part of audio file):

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