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Sea-Tac Ranks Lowest of 5 Major West Coast Airports

(Originally posted on itsOURairport.org) New report shows how other airports have raised working standards, lifted up communities “Below the Radar,” a just-released report from regional think tank Puget Sound Sage, shows that Seattle-Tacoma International Airport arrives last among five major West Coast airports in standards for wages and working conditions. Thousands of Sea-Tac workers are…

Workers overlooked in safety inspection of Sea-Tac fuel operations

On Oct. 5, Working Washington issued the following statement in response to news of an FAA inspection of safety issues in Sea-Tac fueling operation. Two days after Sea-Tac aircraft fuelers announced their overwhelming vote to authorize a strike for safety & fairness, the FAA has reportedly been called in to look into the serious safety…

Sea-Tac aircraft fuelers vote to authorize strike for safety & fairness at work

Contact: Thea Levkovitz, thea@workingwa.org or Sage Wilson, sage@workingwa.org Possible action by fuelers could cause delays at Sea-Tac Airport workers who fuel planes for Alaska and most other major airlines at Sea-Tac have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike over retaliation against a co-worker who raised public concerns about safety & fairness issues at our airport….