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Airport Workers Strike, Protest Unequal Treatment at Airports

Nov. 18, 2021
As holiday travel season begins, wheelchair attendants, baggage handlers, cabin cleaners fed up with low wages and understaffing call out airlines and their contractors for destabilizin...

Airport Workers Say Federal Investments in Airports Should Support Good Jobs

Oct. 6, 2021
Over a year and a half into COVID-19 pandemic, SEIU, CWA and UNITE HERE airport workers call for federal wage, healthcare and sick time standards at airports nationwide.

Historic Healthcare Bill Signed into New York Law

Jan. 4, 2021
Sumintra Ramkissoon, a security officer at John F. Kennedy International Airport, is one of nearly 12,000 airport workers receiving a life-changing gift this season: the Healthy...
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Eulen Airport Workers at Miami, Fort Lauderdale, JFK and Reagan National Go On Strike

June 27, 2019
Senator Cory Booker, Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, and Mayor Bill de Blasio are joining striking baggage handlers, cargo workers and other employees of Eulen America, a contractor ...
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Denver Airport Workers Win $15 an Hour

March 12, 2019
More than 6,000 baggage handlers, catering workers, cabin cleaners, wheelchair attendants and others won a $15 an hour minimum wage at Denver International Airport (DEN), the ...
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Airport Workers Unite to Announce Worldwide Demonstrations

Sept. 26, 2018
Workers plan to to protest at 40 airports in 13 countries that control nearly 36 percent of world air travel and serve nearly 4 million passengers daily.
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Port Authority of NY/NJ Votes to Raise Airport Workers' Wages to $19

March 22, 2018
The vote will raise wages to $19 by 2023 for the 40,000 airport New York and New Jersey baggage handlers, security officers, wheelchair agents, terminal and airplane cleaners ...
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Dulles Contracted Airport Workers Strike

Dec. 20, 2017
Contracted service workers who are baggage handlers, wheelchair attendants and customer service agents at Dulles International Airport announced their decision to walk off the...
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Contracted Airport Workers at Dulles to Announce Potential Strike that Could Impact Holiday Travel

Dec. 18, 2017
Washington, D.C. –Contracted service workers at Dulles International Airport will announce Monday their decision to authorize hundreds of workers to walk off the job on strike...
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MSP Airport Workers Win Union Recognition

Nov. 14, 2016
After years of organizing, including many landmark victories along the way, hundreds of workers employed by Delta subcontractor AirServ have won recognition of their union with...

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Workers at U.S. Airports to Join First-Ever Global Day of Action in Protest of Poverty Wages Amidst Record Airlines’ Profits

June 1, 2016
New research report finds global airline industry has created a race to the bottom that is putting airport workers, airport safety, and the quality of services for passengers ...
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Alaska Airlines and Menzies Aviation Cited for Failing to Maintain Safe Workplace at Sea-Tac Airport

March 8, 2016
Citations include serious violations that could potentially lead to serious physical harm or death.
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Working People at Nine International Airports to Join in National Civil Disobedience

Jan. 14, 2016
Contracted airport workers and allies to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by taking stand against gross injustices and inequality.
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Workers At 15 Airports Join Nationwide Fast For $15 And Union Rights

Nov. 24, 2015
Ahead of the busiest travel day of the year, workers, clergy and elected officials to shine spotlight on poverty conditions and anti-union retaliation tactics.

Fort Lauderdale Airport Workers Score Living Wage Victory

Oct. 14, 2015
National Airports Campaign marks a milestone with first victory in so-called “Right to Work” state.
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Thousands of Underpaid Passenger Service Workers, Security Officers, and Janitors at O’Hare Airport to Join the Fight for $15 Movement

Sept. 29, 2015
At a time when O’Hare Airport and the airline industry make record profits and receive hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and taxpayer-funded federal subsidies, O’Hare...
'It's now or never. If you're not going to stand for this, what are you going to stand for?' says one Menzies employee.
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Menzies Aviation Workers at Sea-Tac International Walk Off the Job Over Unfair Labor Practices

Sept. 11, 2015
Laborers demand an end to their employer interfering with workers’ efforts to join together to demand $15 hourly wage and a safe workplace.
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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Workers Strike Over Bullying Anti-Worker Tactics

Sept. 1, 2015
American Airlines, Southwest, JetBlue, Spirit, and others to be impacted by Pre-Labor Day Strike.