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58 arrested and fined outside American Airlines HQ in catering workers protest

3 monthes ago   |   By Stl Today

FORT WORTH, Texas - Fort Worth police arrested, released and fined 58 catering workers and other protesters who blocked traffic to American Airlines' headquarters Tuesday. The arrests were part of a coordinated demonstration of civil disobedience on behalf of 11,000...
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Dozens of airline catering workers arrested during protest

Dozens of airline catering workers arrested during protest

3 monthes ago   |   By Chron

FORT WORTH, Texas - Police have arrested 58 airline catering workers for blocking intersections near American Airlines' headquarters during a protest over low pay.
The protest Tuesday was organized by Unite Here, which represents 11,000 workers at the catering company LSG Sky Chefs.
The union says one in four workers who provide food for American Airlines flights earns less than $12 per hour. The union is pressuring American, Delta and United to pay more to catering companies so they can improve pay and benefits.
American says it's not part of the negotiations, but it's confident Sky Chefs...
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