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Stansted Airport´s baggage handlers strike during Eastern Weekend.

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The move follows an overwhelming vote in favour of industrial action by 150 GMB members employed by Swissport – which handles baggage for Ryanair, Monarch, Thomson and Thomas Cook – after the union claimed that shift changes would lead to wage cuts of up to £1,000.

The union said the changes will also require that the baggage handlers travel to work an additional 13 times a years with all the additional transport and childcare costs.

The GMB said strikes will be held on Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Easter Monday, threatening disruption to passengers flying on holiday for the holiday break.

GMB official Gary Pearce said…READ MORE HERE