Hundreds rally at San Francisco airport to demand wage increases for service employees

By Bay City News : kron4 – excerpt (video included)

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — About 900 people rallied at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday afternoon to demand higher wages as part of a national “Day of Disruption.”

Around noon, a crowd made up of activists, fast food workers, airport workers, Uber and Lyft drivers, janitors, and home care and child care providers arrived at the airport’s International Terminal to rally, according to organizers.

The group demanded that corporations and cities pay workers at least $15 an hour and grant them rights to unionize, organizers said.

South Bay resident Francis Ballecer, who works part-time at Mineta San Jose International Airport, joined the SFO rally to demand higher wages for airport employees… (more)

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