A few dozen baggage handlers set up a picket line outside the British Airways terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport to protest what they call unfair labor practices.
Seven baggage handlers who worked at Kennedy Airport have been charged with stealing electronics — including cell phones, iPads and laptops, jewelry and other items from travelers’ checked luggage, Queens DA Richard A. Brown said.
About 150 baggage handlers, skycaps and wheelchair attendants are demanding better wages, benefits and working conditions from their employer Alstate Maintenance.
Two baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy International Airport were arrested and charged this week, on allegations that they stole pricey handbags from a traveler’s luggage, and put them up for sale on eBay.
Imagine opening the overhead bin after a long flight and finding out that your carry-on bag is gone.