Union Activity

Union praises Atlanta ordinance on airport job security. UNITE HERE issued a statement in December commending an Atlanta City Council vote approving a worker retention ordinance for contracted service workers at the citys Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The unions statement said that until the ordinance was passed, the airports contracted service workers had little to no job security. A changeover in contractor could result in largescale displacement for that companys employees, even when their employer was replaced by another company that performed the exact same service. The ordinance ensures that qualified displaced workers get first opportunity to work the new job. Read More...