Airport workers return to their jobs after protest

Workers at major airports across the country have gone back to work after a 24-hour strike. Workers walked off their jobs and onto picket lines at around 9 p.m. Wednesday to call for better treatment

News 12 Staff

Nov 20, 2015, 7:58 AM

Updated 3,078 days ago

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Airport workers return to their jobs after protest
Workers at major airports across the country have gone back to work after a 24-hour strike.
Workers walked off their jobs and onto picket lines at around 9 p.m. Wednesday to call for better treatment and safer working conditions.
Workers held a rally outside Newark Liberty International Airport Wednesday night to also call for better wages and benefits. They also want to see an end to what they call local unfair labor practices.
The strike, which also affected airports in Chicago, Boston and New York, purposely only lasted until around 10 p.m. Thursday.
Workers form each shift chose not to go work and protest instead.


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