Gate Gourmet workers (members of Local 1) rally in Chicago in January 2015. On Thursday, August 27th votes were tallied and Gate Gourmet airline catering members approved a new union contract covering 7907 workers across the country! The contract was ratified by a 92% margin and will be expire December 31, 2017. 3499 workers are […]
In late May, workers at Baltimore’s BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport visited Frankfurt, Germany. They have asked Fraport AG — parent company of BWI’s concessions developer AirMall USA — to address the poor quality of jobs and working conditions the airport’s food and retail concessions program. Frustrated with lack of action since Fraport acquired AirMall nearly […]
As the City of Los Angeles moves to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour, it is also cracking down on one company that it says has failed to comply with an existing city living wage. In a letter to Flying Food Group CEO David Cotton, the City advises that 271 employees at the company’s Imperial […]
Nearly one in four airline catering workers — 24% — say unauthorized people could get into their kitchens and trucks, and the same percentage warned that someone could place contraband on a food cart, according to a survey obtained by USA TODAY. Unite Here, a union representing 12,000 airline catering workers nationwide, surveyed 400 of […]
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