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Charlotte Airport Workers Join Protests in 15 Cities to Demand Paid Days Off, Living Wages & Respect on the Job

Charlotte Rally part of nationwide protests at airports that control 45% of all U.S. domestic air travel; 65% of U.S. travel through major hubs   [Charlotte, NC] — Amid holiday travel chaos and staffing shortages, overworked and understaffed Charlotte Airport cabin cleaners, wheelchair agents, trash collectors, and other airport workers who are organizing with the Service Employees …

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SWISSPORT CARGO WORKERS AT NEWARK INTERNATIONAL STRIKE AGAINST WAGE THEFT AND UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES

Newark, New Jersey (December 2022) –Newark International Airport Swissport Cargo service workers came together for a 24-hour strike and rally in response to the companies’ wage theft and unfair labor practices. The strike began today at midnight, when 8 workers from the nightshift began picketing outside the 340 building of EWR’s Cargo area with pickets …

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Airport Service Workers, Members of Congress, Labor Leaders to Unite at U.S. Capitol, Demand Good Jobs for Good Airports Act

Washington, D.C. — Airport service workers announced Tuesday that they will unite on Capitol Hill on December 8, joining airport service workers from more than 15 airports across the country in a national day of action. They’ll be joined by Members of Congress, including U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, U.S. Senator Ed Markey (MA), …

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Amid Holiday Travel Chaos, LGA Airport Workers Join Protests in 15 Cities to Demand Paid Days Off, Living Wages & Respect on the Job

Overworked and Understaffed LGA airport workers say they’re denied Paid Sick Days; Cabin Cleaners only have few minutes to clean   New York, NY — Amid holiday travel chaos, overworked LaGuardia Airport workers will join protests in 15 major cities to call on Congress to pass the Good Jobs for Good Airports Act, which will ensure …

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Charlotte Airport Workers Join Protests in 15 Cities to Demand Paid Days Off, Living Wages & Respect on the Job

Amid holiday travel chaos, workers call on Congress to pass the Good Jobs for Good Airport Act, which will alleviate staff shortages by creating family sustaining jobs – Charlotte Rally part of nationwide protests at airports that control 45% of all U.S. domestic air travel; 65% of U.S. travel through major hubs   WHAT: Charlotte …

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Contracted Airport Workers Turn the Table on Airport Authority at Job Fair: “Why Don’t We Get the Same Benefits as You?”

Arlington, VA –At the Dulles Airport Job Fair on Wednesday, contracted airport workers wearing shirts that read “Jobs with no benefits, are you sick?” peppered Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority reps with questions about why they don’t receive the same benefits as MWAA employees. As National Airport ranks #3 among U.S. airports and #8 worldwide with …

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VICTORY! WITH THE SUPPORT OF 32BJ, WORKERS TOOK ACTION AND PUSHED SWISSPORT CARGO SERVICES IN NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO BEGIN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HEALTHY TERMINALS ACT

Images here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/10t5M-TLZjrjNgSJtmjZyNrJCJ7_N2vVI?usp=sharing Newark, NEW JERSEY – Eight months after the enactment of the Healthy Terminals Act, over 300 workers at Swissport Cargo Services have succeeded in pushing the company to begin the implementation of the legislation. This week, several workers started seeing the benefit supplement in their paychecks. Swissport may also be obligated to …

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City of Newark supports the Good Jobs, Good Airports Pledge with Municipal Resolution

Newark, New Jersey — The Municipal Council of the City of Newark passed a resolution in support of the Good Jobs, Good Aiports pledge, and encourages all airlines operating at Newark Liberty International to commit to providing their direct and subcontracted service workforce with higher wages, quality healthcare, paid time off, and respecting workers’ rights …

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Essential Airport Workers, Councilor Edwards Kicked out of Logan Airport For Exercising Their Free Speech Rights

Essential Airport Workers, Councilor Edwards Kicked out of Logan Airport For Exercising Their Free Speech Rights Workers & the Councilor Marched Silently Across Terminal A Carrying Empty Platters, Wearing Signs that Read “We Need More than Thanks. Give Us Raises!”   ~Ahead of Massport’s Board Meeting Thursday & Thanksgiving travel, Boston Airport Workers Pushed Fight …

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STRIKE AVERTED: NY/NJ Airport Workers Ratify New Contract

Versión en español por abajo STRIKE AVERTED: NY/NJ Airport Workers Ratify New Contract The newly ratified contract includes improved health & safety regulations and discrimination protections; thousands received healthcare on July 1 New York — After negotiations that lasted over three months, a committee representing more than 10,000 mostly-Black and immigrant airport workers across John …

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