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A dispute between baggage handlers and Irish airline Aer Lingus at Dublin International Airport in Ireland has been settled.
About 400 baggage handlers at the airport, represented by the Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union (SIPTU), had been refusing to work in a new basement level of the airport terminal. They claimed the work environment was hotter and more cramped, and asked for EUR1,000 of additional pay to compensate.
Instead, the management of Aer Lingus has said it will set up a formal review of all health and safety issues in the lower level of the terminal.
Aer Lingus plans to use the basement extension for handling departures to Britain and the United States, and the agreement with the baggage handlers means that it can now open for use, The Associated Press reported.
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