Baggage handlers to strike in August

The holidays of a million tourists could be severely affected by a planned baggage handlers strike on the island of Mallorca.

The handlers are upset by unfulfilled promises made to them affecting wages and hours. They are threatening to  strike on nine days during the busy tourism month of August on the sunny island.

The affected dates proposed are the 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17th of the month. If it goes ahead it is expected to cause long delays at Son Sant Joan airport.  Talks are set to be held in order to resolve the situation. 

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