Posts Tagged ‘laguardia’

Feb
2016
9

IBEW Makes Formal Request to Represent Uber Drivers at LaGuardia Airport

IBEW Makes Formal Request to Represent Uber Drivers at LaGuardia Airport
  Last week, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1430 made a formal request to represent more than 600 Uber drivers who pick up passengers from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport.  The union submitted a required petition showing that over 30 percent of the drivers wished to be represented by the IBEW and...
Dec
2014
5

Sweeping New Report Uncovers the Severity of Wage Theft at NYC Area Airports

Sweeping New Report Uncovers the Severity of Wage Theft at NYC Area Airports
  A new report, “Grounded Before Takeoff,” details the rampant wage theft occurring at New York area airports.  In total, there are more than 12,000 subcontracted workers at the John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia, and Newark Liberty airports.  These workers are hired by private contractors who often violate health, safety, and labor laws while...
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Jan
2014
21

Union Members, Politicians Arrested at LaGuardia Airport MLK Day March for Workers’ Rights

Union Members, Politicians Arrested at LaGuardia Airport MLK Day March for Workers' Rights
  32 people, including several prominent politicians, were arrested for participating in a march and act of civil disobedience yesterday as they blocked traffic on the 94th street bridge to protest low wages and subpar standards for workers at LaGuardia Airport.  The protest coincided with the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday and was a...