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Workers protest outside of Terminals B & C in Philadelphia. (J Leslie / Socialist Resurgence)

By JOHN LESLIE

Video by J Leslie

On Oct. 24, more than 400 Unite Here airline catering workers and their supporters protested excessive health-care costs outside of the American Airlines departure terminal in Philadelphia. Many of the workers wore red t-shirts reading “One Job Should Be Enough!”   (More text below.)

 

The workers, who are employed by LSG Sky Chefs—a subcontractor that prepares food for in-flight meals—targeted American Airlines to put pressure on American to require subcontractors to provide more affordable health insurance and  increased pay to workers. 

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(Photo by J Leslie / Socialist Resurgence)

At the end of the demonstration, Unite Here workers and their supporters participated in a “die-in” inside of Terminals B and C.

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Airport terminal die-in. (Photo from Unite Here)