Houston Airport Workers to Call for $15/hr wage, Union Rights
Press Advisory: Tuesday, September 10 2019
Media Contact: Nora Olabi | 713-742-2239 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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WHAT: Contracted airport workers are releasing a new report at a press conference outside of the Houston City Council meeting before heading inside where several airport workers will speak directly to City Council to call for $15 an hour and unions for all.
WHO: Contracted airport workers like wheelchair attendants, baggage handlers, and cabin cleaners, Reverend Joel Goza from Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, SEIU TX, and UNITE HERE Local 23.
WHEN: Tuesday, September 10 at 1:30pm
WHERE: Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby St. Houston, Tx 77002
###About SEIU Texas SEIU Texas unites more than 6,000 healthcare workers and janitors in Corpus Christi, El Paso and Houston who have secured better wages, benefits and working conditions through their union. Contracted municipal security officers joined together in SEIU Texas and won the first security officer union in Texas in June 2019. Most recently, subcontracted airport workers are speaking out for at least $15 an hour and the right to form a union. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter