Following the first-ever coordinated strikes last week when thousands of terminal cleaners, cabin cleaners, skycaps, wheelchair agents, customer service agents, security officers, ramp workers and baggage handlers walked off the job at the seven busiest U.S. hubs, hundreds of airport workers embarked on a 24-hour fast on Tuesday, November 24, to draw attention to the fact that many airport workers often go hungry because they are paid so little they can’t make ends meet.
Washington Post: Airport workers hope to get Thanksgiving travelers’ attention, November 23, 2015.
International Business Times: Thanksgiving Travel 2015: Airport Service Workers To Stage Hunger Strike For “$15 And A Union” On Busiest Travel Day Of The Year’, November 23, 2015.
Travel Pulse: Airport Workers Begin 24-Hour Fast, November 24, 2015.
Aviation Pros: Workers At 15 Airports Join Nationwide Fast For $15 And Union Rights, November 24, 2015.
Airport Revenue News: Airport Workers Fast For $15/Hour Wage, Union Rights, November 24, 2015.
The Daily Caller: Thanksgiving Travelers Comes Face-To-Face With Hunger Strike, November 23, 2015.