ft. lauderdale hollywood international airport http://blog.wlrn.org en Tip Your Wheelchair Pusher At Fort Lauderdale Airport http://blog.wlrn.org/post/tip-your-wheelchair-pusher-fort-lauderdale-airport <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wlrn.org/test-your-tipping-etiquette"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Take our quiz to see how good you are at identifying who you should tip. &nbsp;</em></a></strong></p><p>If you eat at a restaurant, it's obvious you won't just pay the price of your meal. Tipping is not just customary, it is understood to be part of a server's take-home pay.</p><p>It is not so obvious, however, that wheelchair attendants at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport are paid the very same way.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:34:32 +0000 Wilson Sayre 34612 at http://blog.wlrn.org Tip Your Wheelchair Pusher At Fort Lauderdale Airport Fort Lauderdale Airport Workers See First Steps To Improved Wages http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fort-lauderdale-airport-workers-see-first-steps-improved-wages <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About 75 workers and their supporters gathered outside the Broward County Commission building Tuesday to protest their current wages.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The board approved a framework for discussions with airlines and subcontractors about a voluntary wage increase for Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport workers.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The commission also approved supports to establish break rooms in terminals, and to provide a hotline for anonymous employee complaints.</span></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:27:28 +0000 Rachel Morello 23581 at http://blog.wlrn.org Fort Lauderdale Airport Workers See First Steps To Improved Wages Down To One Runway, Ft. Lauderdale Airport Will Be Vulnerable To Mishaps And Delays http://blog.wlrn.org/post/down-one-runway-ft-lauderdale-airport-will-be-vulnerable-mishaps-and-delays <p></p><p>Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International will increase its capacity for yearly takeoffs and landings by more than 50 percent once its new runway goes live 20 months from now.</p><p>But it's going to be tricky in the meantime. Building the new runway will require closing one of the airport's two existing runways and that will expose flights and travelers to the risk of unforeseen -- and possibly lengthy -- delays.</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Rick Stone 8811 at http://blog.wlrn.org Down To One Runway, Ft. Lauderdale Airport Will Be Vulnerable To Mishaps And Delays