Luggage handler suspended after video shows her throwing suitcases on the floor

Luggage handler suspended after video shows her throwing suitcases on the floor

An OR Tambo Airport luggage handler has been suspended after footage of her emerge on social media, which showed her throwing people's suitcases on the floor.

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On Tuesday, a baggage handler was filmed completely disregarding the safe keeping of people's luggage by tossing the suitcases on the floor.

Since the incident went viral, the airport has announced the employee in question has been suspended.

News24 reported the airport's corporate affairs specialist, Samukelo Khambule, said they have contacted BidAir Services, the company who employs the ground handler.

BidAir then immediately identified the handler and suspended her with immediate effect. Briefly.co.za gathered the incident reportedly took place at OR Tambo in Johannesburg on Tuesday and a copy of the footage was posted by Intelligence Bureau SA on Facebook.

"Now we know why our luggage look's different after we land," the caption read.

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The footage sparked outrage on social media and South Africans condemned the handler's actions.

Kagiso Rakobane Maimela commented: "Let her lose her job...she prefers unemployment over sanity."
Deenen Naidoo added, "I hope this video was sent to the Airport Company and Media. They need to gift her a final warning or fire her. This is damage to Private property."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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