SEATTLE, Sept. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Hundreds of cart drivers, wheelchair agents, cabin cleaners, baggage handlers, unaccompanied minor escorts and lavatory and water service fillers voted today to strike over unfair labor practices at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The workers are part of the nationwide campaign of underpaid airport workers fighting for $15 and union rights. Airport workers need higher standards to keep the nation’s airports safe and secure for both passengers and workers.
“We want Sea-Tac to continue to be a world-class airport,” says Nolan Lewis, who works on the Interline that brings passengers’ luggage through the airport. “But how can that happen if our employer won’t even follow the law? We are ready to strike to put an end to the unfair labor practices and wage theft.”…(read more)