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CWAers Stand with New York and New Jersey Airport Workers

New York and New Jersey airport workers celebrated a huge victory this week in their fight for dignity and economic justice at JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark airports as the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's Board of Commissioners approved a proposal to raise wages to $19 by 2023 for 40,000 NYC-area baggage handlers, security officers, wheelchair agents, terminal and airplane cleaners, and other airport workers.

CWAers stood with the airport workers, joining their actions and submitting two rounds of comments to the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in support of the wage increase. CWA represents more than 500 passenger service workers at LaGuardia and JFK at both American Airlines and Envoy Air.