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Newark Airport Workers Hold Rally for Higher Wages

Newark Liberty International Airport's underpaid workers demanded a raise and a boost in benefits Monday at a noisy rally outside the United Airlines terminal.

They want the same deal that would hike their pay to $10.10 an hour that New York Gov. Cuomo is pushing for poorly paid airport workers at Kennedy and LaGuardia.

Source: New York Daily News. Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    "Newark Liberty International Airport's underpaid workers demanded a raise"

    If they show up for work, they're no "underpaid". If they quit and others work for the same amount, they're not "underpaid".

  • Dr. Paul Krugman||

    But, if we allow the market to determine wages, we will have insufficient "aggregate demand"... But, Keynes...

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