Press Advisory for June 13 — Philadelphia

Airline food workers to bring multi-city “Fed Up Tour” to Philadelphia

13 workers who prepare food for American at airports across the country will join Philadelphia airline food workers at a rally outside subcontractor Sky Chefs

Contact:
Meghan Cohorst, 239-503-1533, [email protected]
Adam Yalowitz, 202-826-4086, [email protected]

What: Dozens of airline food workers rally outside Sky Chefs, subcontracted catering provider for American Airlines

When: Tuesday, June 13, 3pm

Where: 8401 Escort St, Philadelphia

Who: Airline food workers from across the country join Philadelphia workers who prepare, pack and deliver food and beverages to American and other carriers.

NOTE: Airline food workers are available now through June 13 for interviews on their personal experiences working to prepare and deliver food for American and other major airlines, including their poor wages and working conditions, and how they are connected to passenger treatment. Read more

Day 1 Report: Charlotte

The Fed Up Tour kicked off bright and early on Sunday morning at Charlotte-Douglas Airport! Tour participants spent the morning handing out leaflets and talking with departing passengers, and, unsurprisingly, they found many of them who were just as Fed Up with the airlines as they are! It turns out that hidden fees, overbooked flights, and low wages aren’t exactly the […]

WCNC CHARLOTTE: “LSG Sky Chef workers hold wage rally”

Workers who provide airline meals protested outside Charlotte Douglas Airport Sunday morning, saying airlines make billions but they barely make a living wage.

Members of the Unite Here union called it their ‘Fed Up Protest.’

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Press Advisory for June 12 — Washington, D.C.

Tour of airline food workers to rally near offices of airline lobby group

13 workers from across the U.S. to tell airlines they are Fed Up with poverty wages, treatment of passengers

Contact:
Meghan Cohorst, 239-503-1533, [email protected]
Adam Yalowitz, 202-826-4086, [email protected]

What: Airline food workers rally outside offices of Airlines for America, the industry lobby group
When: Monday, June 12, 3pm
Where: 1275 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 300
Who: Airline food workers from across the country who prepare, pack and deliver food and beverages to commercial aircraft

NOTE: Airline food workers are available now through June 11 for interviews on their personal experiences working to prepare and deliver food for American and other major airlines, including their poor wages and working conditions, and how they are connected to passenger treatment. Read more