Under the new policy, total minimum hourly compensation -- including tips, health care and other benefits -- will equal $13.72 by January. The workers will also receive paid leave of one hour per 40 hours worked.
The project will add gates for the largest jetliners in service and eventually eliminate the airport's remote gates that require passengers to deplane into the open and take buses to the Bradley's immigration, customs and baggage claim areas.
A lawsuit against United Airlines says the carrier will routinely jettison passenger bags to make weight for profitable cargo.
Gina Spadoni, the plaintiff in the suit, took a United flight from Chicago to Los Angeles in September and paid $25 to...