Entries by Ymorales

29 airline catering workers serving American Airlines take arrest at JFK Airport

For Immediate Release: February 14, 2020 Contact: Alyssia Osorio aosorio@unitehere.org (917) 769-8984 Yimelka Morales ymorales@100.unitehere.org (917)561-7504   Protests were part of national day of action calling on airlines to take action to end poverty and unaffordable health care in the airline catering industry   New York, NY— 29 were arrested while hundreds allies at JFK […]

Our National Day of Action on February 14 at JFK !

  Our National Day of Action on February 14! On February 14, we elevated our call to American, Delta, and United Airlines. We demonstrated, leafleted, fasted, did civil disobedience, rallied, and made sure that our voices were heard. Our message was loud and clear: one job should be enough for airline catering workers to earn […]

Hundreds of airline catering workers serving American Airlines to protest at JFK airport on February 14

For Immediate Release February 10, 2020 Yimelka Morales 917-561-7504 ymorales@100.unitehere.org .   Workers will participate in civil disobedience as a part of a national day of action calling on airlines to take action to end poverty and unaffordable health care in the airline catering industry   WHO: UNITE HERE Local 100 represented airline catering workers […]

Airline Food Workers Rally at JFK Terminal 8

  On February 14, during the busy President’s Day and Valentine’s Day travel rush, airline catering workers and their supporters will call on American Airlines to take urgent and necessary steps to ensure workers who cater inflight meals and beverages are able to escape poverty and access health care. Workers will be participating in marches, […]

Catering Workers Serving American Airlines Kick Off “Fast for Our Families” in Miami with NFL Players Association Executive Director, elected leaders

Catering Workers Serving American Airlines Kick Off “Fast for Our Families” in Miami with NFL Players Association Executive Director, elected leaders   As travelers arrive in Miami for Super Bowl LIV, workers launch 6-day fast at Miami International Airport to call for an end to poverty wages and unaffordable health care Catering workers serving American […]