Passengers pay the price.
The pursuit of profits over all else impacts passengers. Major US Airlines collected more than $30 billion in “auxiliary fees” in 2017, including baggage and ticket change fees —and paid no taxes on those fees. Passengers have seen a significant upsurge in extra fees charged by airlines.
Passengers are paying more for less, airport workers struggle on poverty wages, and taxpayers subsidize profits for corporations like United Airlines.
Since our movement began, nearly 120,000 airport workers across the country have won wage increases or other improvements and 30,000 have won unions with SEIU .
We won’t stop until we win at least $15 an hour and union rights for all airport workers, so that we can all provide for our families and provide better service for the hundreds of millions of passengers we serve. Join us!