Hundreds of security officers at Bali’s Ngurah Rai airport risk losing jobs over piercings and tattoos

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Piercings and tattoos are threatening the livelihoods of some working at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport, as new firm rules are prohibiting physique modifications for workers.

In a gathering with Nyoman Parta, who’s a member of the Home of Representatives (DPR), plenty of individuals who stated they’ve been working for years at Ngurah Rai expressed their concern over a brand new round issued by airport administration agency PT Angkasa Pura I, which prohibits staff from having tattoos or piercings, and stipulate that they should be 45 years previous or youthful. 

“Our contracts are not being prolonged as a result of the agency issued a brand new rationalization by reselection. There are three standards there; should not have tattoos, piercings, and 45 years is the age restrict. Mechanically, we’re lower out,” Agus Amik Santosa, a employee who coordinated the assembly, informed CNN Indonesia at present. 

In response to Amik, it is a model new rule affecting not less than 360 people who find themselves working on the aviation safety division in Ngurah Rai. Many staff are actually fearful that their contracts ⁠— attributable to expire on the finish of this 12 months ⁠— is not going to be prolonged, regardless of having labored on the facility for years. 

“The factors are newly issued, whereas now we have been working with out such necessities. We have been simply working usually, no such guidelines existed earlier than ⁠— if it existed from earlier than then we wouldn’t have been employed,” Amik continued, including that they’re all licensed to do their jobs. 

Taufan Yudhistira, spokesman from airport administration agency Angkasa Pura I, denounced using the phrase “firing” surrounding this challenge, which is getting some traction. In response to Taufan, all worker contracts inside the agency are attributable to expire on Dec. 31, 2021. 

“On January 1, there might be new contracts, and for these new contracts we’re doing a reselection. Why reselection? As a result of we’re contemplating the variety of human sources with operational necessities inside our agency, now we have to have a reselection,” Taufan stated. 

That sounds affordable sufficient, although we are able to’t assist however surprise how having tattoos or piercings impair your capacity to do work.

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