Tag Archive: fair

Stand with striking Walmart workers this Black Friday

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By Nathan Jackson Walmart workers across the country are striking for the first time in the company’s 50 year history, this Black Friday. Workers at the largest retailer in the world are fed up with their sub par treatment in the giant retailer. Many workers are underpaid, uninsured and treated with a lack of respect….

Alaska Airlines should hire contractors that pay a living wage

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(Originally posted on The Seattle Times.) OP/ED by Mia Gregerson ALASKA Airlines has been praised for cutting costs and increasing profits over the past three years, all while maintaining quality customer service and flying its planes on time. What you may not know is that many of the employees responsible for the airline’s record of…

Workers lift their voices against poverty wage jobs at our airport.

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by Nate Jackson Underneath the mid-morning sun dozens of community members and gathered press listened as airport workers held a press conference about Sound Transit’s decision to block factual ads about poverty wage jobs at our airport. Hosea Wilcox, a Sea-Tac Airport skycap, was one of the workers who spoke to the press outside of…