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Saturday, April 7 • 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Organizing in the Airline Industry

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Airports are sometimes described as “cities within cities”—clusters of tens of thousands of workers, spread across many public and private employers, working ‘round-the-clock shifts. Add the intensely tight scheduling of airline flights and you can see the opportunities for well-organized workers to use their leverage to build power. Hear from baggage handlers, flight attendants, and gate agents about their organizing drives and a fight for a first contract, and from workers fighting privatization in the air traffic control industry.


Saturday April 7, 2018 2:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
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