Socrates Bravo often works 15-hour days, and he'd like a raise.
But as a baggage handler at Sea-Tac International Airport, he doesn’t have many options. Traditionally, when workers want better wages, they join a union. So why don’t airport workers like Bravo just do that?
The reason: They’re stuck in a legal limbo under federal labor law. And that’s why they’ve turned to the ballot box instead.