“They have to be aware that the people who work for them are not just statistics, but we are people. The union has allowed us to show that and use our voices.”

~ Michael Greene, 32BJ Member, New York

Airport Workers Take a Stand for Good Jobs

Thousands of workers at JFK, LaGuardia, Newark Liberty, Philadelphia International and the Fort Lauderdale airports are uniting in the fight to raise their pay, benefit and training standards. Many essential passenger services like security, screening, baggage handling, and cabin cleaning are subcontracted out to contractors that often pay wages that keep workers in perpetual poverty, provide very limited training and opportunity for advancement.

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