An A350 being catered in Los Angeles (Photo: AirlineGeeks

Airline Catering Employees Stage Strikes Nationwide Over Healthcare, Pay

As the Thanksgiving travel season began Tuesday in the United States, crowds flying across some major airports were met with a round of protests across the country staged by the Unite Here union for airline catering employees. The union created ‘die ins’ as workers walked into terminals and lied down on the floor to make a statement about their current wage and healthcare conditions. For the airlines, no flights were disrupted. For most airports the scene was civil but some…