Air- 4 airlines in NYC told to raise workers’ wages – Times Union

Posted: January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Jan. 30, 2014

NEW YORK AP — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has ordered four airlines at LaGuardia and Kennedy airports to raise wages by $1 an hour for workers making $9 or less per hour.The agency\’s director, Patrick Foye, called for the raise in a letter to American, Delta, JetBLue and United. He said it should eventually go up to $10.10 per hour.Foye also told the airlines to grant the airport workers\’ request to make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a paid holiday.He acted after President Barack Obama announced in his State of the Union address Tuesday that he was signing an executive order increasing the minimum wage for future federal contractors to $10.10 an hour.The Daily News first reported on the letter Wednesday.

via 4 airlines in NYC told to raise workers’ wages – Times Union.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s