LAX Airport – Los Angeles, CA
member of Unite Here Local 11
Margarita Hernandez has been an airline food worker for 20 years. Marguerita fought hard to win the respect of her coworkers, and she was active in the fight for a living wage in Santa Monica. When her coworkers say thank you, it motivates her. As a leader in her union, and a committee member, she is a fierce and passionate member of her community.
She’s fed up because she wants to be healthy and safe, and the wages and healthcare she gets doesn’t allow that. She is fighting for her coworkers, the future generation, her family, her grandkids, because no one should suffer the same way she did. She encourages others just learning about the campaign to participate, because we need a good life for our children. The workers will keep fighting until we finish the campaign, and anything can be possible once we come together.