Airport workers joined Senator Ed Markey (MA), Senator Richard Blumenthal (CT), Representative Chuy Garcia (IL-04), and Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC) in Washington D.C. to introduce the Good Jobs for Good Airports Act of 2022.
Senate majority leader says if airports want access to billions in federal funds, they should make sure airport service workers, including contractors receive a living wage. By Rebecca Kanable, Aviation Pros
Members of the Service Employees International Union and Airport Workers United chant in front of the American Airlines CR Smith Museum on March 30. Workers such as wheelchair attendants and curbside porters are contracted by airlines. By Seth Bodine, Fort Worth Report
Airline workers from American, Delta, and United Airlines wrote in an open letter to the CEOs of the three airlines, workers said it was time to stop treating the essential workers at airports as disposable. By Misty Severi, The Washington Examiner
Contracted airport workers—including baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, security officers, and wheelchair agents—in more than 20 U.S. cities staged coordinated demonstrations Wednesday to call for higher wages, better benefits, and the right to unionize. By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams