Entries by Meghan Cohorst

Day 3 Report: Meeting with Senator Booker + Philadelphia

On Day Three of the Fed Up Tour, our caravan visited no fewer than three cities along the tour route! The day began with an inspiring meeting with New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, who received the group in his office and listened carefully as airline food workers shared with him their personal stories of working for subcontractors of […]

Press Release for June 14 — American Airlines Shareholder Meeting, New York City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Meghan Cohorst, 239-503-1533, [email protected] Adam Yalowitz, 202-826-4086, [email protected] At American Airlines Meeting, Food Workers, Passengers and Retirees Say “We Are Fed Up!” Mayor de Blasio speaks out in support of low wage catering workers as they finish multi-city tour through AA hub cities NEW YORK—Protesting at American Airlines’ annual shareholder meeting, dozens […]

Day 2 Report: Washington, D.C.

After a night of rest following the long drive north from Charlotte, the Fed Up Tour crew was ready for a packed day in the nation’s capital! They started the day by splitting up to visit each of the Metro D.C. area’s three airline food kitchens: …and spent the morning talking with other workers about their shared experiences working […]