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Advocates Urge Extending Philadelphia’s ‘Living-Wage’ Standard to Non-Unionized Airport Workers

Posted 12/11/12 | Filed in

A coalition of advocacy and labor groups wants the city to extend its “living wage” standard, now in effect for many companies with city contracts, to about 2,000 low-wage workers at Philadelphia International Airport. Although many airport employees are covered by union contracts, some in passenger service jobs – skycaps, wheelchair attendants, aircraft cleaners, and […]

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