Thanksgiving Travel 2015: Airport Service Workers To Stage Hunger Strike For “$15 And A Union” On Busiest Travel Day Of The Year

Airport workers are hoping their calls to boost pay and improve working conditions will resonate on the busiest travel day of the year. About 200 baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, wheelchair attendants and other low-paid airport service workers nationwide are planning to hold a 24-hour fast starting on Tuesday afternoon, demanding $15 an hour and union recognition.

Airport workers are hoping their calls to boost pay and improve working conditions will resonate on the busiest travel day of the year. About 200 baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, wheelchair attendants and other low-paid airport service workers nationwide are planning to hold a 24-hour fast starting on Tuesday afternoon, demanding $15 an hour and union recognition.