$19 An Hour Minimum Wage Victory For Airport Workers!

Victory for airport workers in New Jersey and New York! On September 27th the Port Authority announced the approval of their $19 minimum wage policy for airport workers, including airline catering workers. Workers earning the minimum wage at Newark Airport will receive a $2.00 wage increase beginning November 1, 2018 and an additional $3.15 on September 1, 2019. This will be a gradual wage increase for workers in Newark, JFK, and LaGuardia that will reach $19 in 2023.