1,000 Workers At Philadelphia Airport To Strike During DNC Convention
Nearly 1,000 workers at Philadelphia International Airport are preparing to walk off the job during the Democratic National Convention.
The workers handle baggage, clean airplanes, and help travelers in a number of ways. They voted overwhelmingly to strike, but no exact date was set.
SEIU32BJ Vice President Gabe Morgan says striking during the Democratic National Convention was done with a purpose.
“Fifteen dollars an hour is a plank in the DNC. It was huge subject of debate during the Democratic Primary, and really what these workers are fighting for is the same thing the DNC is fighting for in the upcoming national election.” – READ MORE