WATCH: Putting profits before safety at Pearson airport
Teamsters Local 419 has been on strike for over a month. The employer, Swissport, is an airport ground handling multinational. Swissport is using barely trained replacement workers with perfunctory security clearances to scab the work. There are daily incidents of safety and security violations. What will it take for the Airport Authority to put the safety of the travelling public before the profits of a multinational corporation?
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