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Newark Airport Workers Who Won Wage Increase Now Face layoffs

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Newark NJ,  Workers set to receive a hard-won wage increase at Newark Liberty International Airport now face layoffs and reassignments thanks to new contractor, United Ground Express (UGE).
800 workers who provide critical services – ticket agents, security, wheelchair attendants, cabin cleaners and baggage handlers – received layoff notices just before the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved an historic phase in of a $19 minimum wage in September.

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