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Many Workers at Area Airports Make Below-Poverty Wages: Report

Posted 2/22/12 | Filed in ,

About a quarter of employees who work in area airports — including some who have jobs in security — make wages that are below the poverty line, according to a new study released Wednesday. Workers at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports who screen luggage, check tickets, clean airport bathrooms and assist customers in wheelchairs earn, […]

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