Walkout in Copenhagen Airport runs on the second day

200 staff from the company Menzies resigned the job on Wednesday and has not returned to work Thursday. About 200 bagageportører in the company Menzies resign

Walkout in Copenhagen Airport runs on the second day

200 staff from the company Menzies resigned the job on Wednesday and has not returned to work Thursday.

About 200 bagageportører in the company Menzies resigned Wednesday work in Copenhagen Airport, and they are not returned Thursday.

This has meant that some travellers have had to wait longer for their baggage or not have got the suitcase on the flight.

this was stated by The Copenhagen Airport's head of press, Shelli Leth.

- There have been the usual staff. This has meant that some have experienced, that they have not received the luggage on the journey - they get it eftersendt.

Others have experienced, that the baggage has been delayed, when they arrive, says Shelli Leth.

About ten airlines use Menzies - including Norwegian. The grounds from the Menzies was on Wednesday, to portørerne had gone to the disciplinary meeting.

Copenhagen Airport has been informed, that on Thursday at 10 o'clock started a meeting in the Labour court on the matter.

Magazine 3F writes that it is a bad working environment, which is the cause of the strike.

Henrik Bay-Clausen, who is the chairman of the 3F Kastrup, calls on the strikers to go back to work.

- the working environment authority has given many injunctions about the problems with the working environment in the company. We can only urge Menzies to live. No matter what the overenskomststridige stoppage stop, so the parties can get solved the problems, says Henrik Bay-Clausen to the magazine 3F.

in Addition, there has recently been a summary dismissal of an employee of Menzies, who has been tested positive for cannabis and cocaine in the blood.

At the Menzies says director Michael Gammelgaard, the company is right up on the obligations referred to.

- My and the company's highest priority is the safety of our guests, customers and employees.

- We must comply with applicable legislation in relation to labour inspection and the orders that we receive. We follow all the rules and have a good dialogue with the Danish working environment authority, he writes for the Magazine 3F.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 05 December 2019, 16:00

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