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Airport Workers

Success and Continued Struggle for Airport Workers

Michael Stewart | Posted 10.07.2014 | New York
Michael Stewart

Forty-six years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said it was "criminal" that people working full-time jobs were making part-time pay. It is still true today -- and it's time that the hard-working men and women at the airports and elsewhere bring home enough money to support themselves and their families.

Faith Leaders Leading the Fight Against Income Inequality in New York

Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr. | Posted 07.06.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.

All throughout history, clergy of all faiths and denominations have been deeply involved in the fight for civil rights and for fair treatment for all people. Now faith leaders are helping to lead the fight against income inequality.

Faith Leaders Are Standing With Workers to Confront Economic Injustice

Camille Rivera | Posted 06.07.2014 | New York
Camille Rivera

Faith leaders understand that grave economic injustices can no longer be allowed to continue, because they tear apart the fabric of our society.

It's Time to Raise the Wage

Camille Rivera | Posted 04.21.2014 | Impact
Camille Rivera

We at UnitedNY are urging the State Legislature to let high-cost areas around the state lift fast food, airport, car wash and other low-wage workers out of poverty and into the middle class through local wage authorization.

Why Airport Workers Must Have MLK Day as a Paid Holiday

Camille Rivera | Posted 02.19.2014 | New York
Camille Rivera

The Port Authority has the power to raise standards at the airports, ask contractors to pay better wages and allow the contracted workers some paid holidays. It is the right thing to do.

40 Airport Inspectors Work Without Pay Amid Shutdown

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON — Republicans late Monday blocked a bipartisan Senate plan to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration, making...

Holograms Will Greet Travelers At UK Airport

Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Don't be startled if you accidentally bump into a staff member at Manchester Airport and pass right through them. The British airport recently unveile...