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Some MSP Airport Workers On Hunger Strike For Better WagesTwin Cities airport workers set up a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony just outside baggage claim on Wednesday -- one of America's busiest travel days of the year. It is where they could talk about the work they do, and the difficulty of raising a family on $10 an hour.
Contract Breakthrough For Sun Country, PilotsSun Country Airlines and its pilots say they've finally reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. The Mendota Heights-based airline and the Air Line Pilots Association have been negotiating for five years and began working with a federal mediator in 2012.
Noise Takes Center Stage At Meeting On Airport ExpansionWhat was intended to be an informational community meeting quickly turned into a passionate debate Thursday night.
MAC Approves New Retailers, Restaurants In MSPThe wait for new retails space is over for Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport. The Metropolitan Airports Commission approved a set of new retail and restaurant offerings to go into Terminal 1, according to MPR.
New Restaurants, Shops Could Soon Be Coming To MSPPassengers traveling through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport could soon have new food and shopping choices.
Terminal 2 Expansion Project Pushes Forward Despite Questions Around Sun CountryDespite questions about the future of Sun Country Airlines, the expansion of Terminal 2 will proceed. The Metropolitan Airports Commission voted Monday night to accept a $26 million bid from Knutson Construction.
Airport Not Yet Voting On $15 Minimum WageA small victory today for workers and supporters of a $15 per hour minimum wage at the airport. After much discussion, the Metropolitan Airports Commission decided to wait 30 days before voting on any kind of increase.
Sun Country Chairman To Pilots' Union: Company Headed For 'Shutdown'The chairman of Sun Country Airlines said the company is downsizing ahead of an "ultimate shut down" in its contract fight with pilots. The Air Line Pilots Association confirmed that an email sent from Sun Country's Marty Davis to the union chairman was genuine.
Minn. East African Leaders Call For MSP Airport Wage IncreaseMinnesota's East African leaders are calling for a $15 an hour minimum wage at the airport. That's nearly double the state's current minimum wage of $8 an hour. A new employment report shows thousands of East Africans working at the airport are earning poverty-level wages.
Dayton To Urge Airport Managers To Set $10 Minimum WageGov. Mark Dayton says he'll urge the commission that runs the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to adopt a $10 minimum wage. Dayton, who appoints members of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, issued his call Wednesday in remarks at the Muslim American Society's Capitol lobby day.
Virtual Golf Coming To MSP AirportSoon you'll be able to drive, before you fly at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
MSP Airport To Undergo $18M Renovation Security checkpoints at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are about to get a makeover. The $18 million plan calls for the consolidation of four checkpoints into one 10-lane checkpoint aimed at improving efficiency.
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