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Phoenix Sky Harbor Workers File Complaint, Vote to Strike Over Dangerous Working Conditions and Low Wages

Two groups of airport workers are speaking out about what they say are dangerous working conditions and low wages at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

FILE - A sign stands outside the Department of Labor's headquarters in Washington, May 6, 2020. The U.S. House has failed to override President Joe Biden’s first veto on Thursday, March 23, 2023. The House was trying to override Biden's veto of a Republican-led bill that would have banned the consideration of environmental, social or governance issues in investment decisions. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Arizona Truck Drivers Owed Share of $5.6M in Back Wages and Damages, Labor Dept. Says

Labor officials said Parts Authority Arizona LLC and Arizona Logistics Inc. wrongly classified workers as independent contractors.

Great Neck, N.Y.: A woman holds up a sign as she joins other protestors in a rally against what they perceive to be union busting tactics, outside a Starbucks in Great Neck, New York,  demanding the reinstatement of a former employee on August 15, 2022. (Photo by Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday RM via Getty Images)
Workers at Another Gilbert Starbucks Vote to Unionize for Better Conditions

Another Starbucks in Gilbert has voted to unionize, joining 7 others in Arizona.

Duncan Hasman (middle) and other members of the BASIS Tucson North union's organizing committee. (Photo courtesy of Duncan Hasman)
This Tucson Teacher Was Frustrated With His School’s Leadership—So He Started a Union

Teachers from BASIS North Tucson voted 34-17 last month to become the first unionized charter school in Arizona. 

FILE - White House Intergovernmental Affairs director Julie Chavez Rodriguez stands outside the White House, Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in Washington. The granddaughter of Cesar Chavez and a bronze bust of the late Latino labor activist have had prominent places in President Joe Biden’s White House. And now Julie Chavez Rodriguez is moving on from his White House staff to take another high-profile position at the helm of Biden's reelection campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Cesar Chavez’s Legacy Lives On in Biden’s New Campaign Chair

Julie Chavez Rodriguez, Cesar Chavez's granddaughter, will work to help President Biden win a second term.

Photo by Gage Skidmore
From Douglas to Congress? How Raquel Terán’s Roots Along the Border Drive Her Campaign

Terán says thanks to her experience at the state capitol and the support of progressive groups like LUCHA, she is ready to work as a fierce advocate for her community in Congress.

WASHINGTON - MARCH 29: Starbucks workers union advocates wears union shirts at the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on No Company is Above the Law: The Need to End Illegal Union Busting at Starbucks in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. (Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
Gilbert Starbucks Becomes 7th Store in Arizona to Unionize 

The Starbucks store at McQueen and Guadalupe roads in Gilbert voted 17-2 to win their union election, according to Starbucks Workers United.