Airport snow plow drivers reached tentative deal on contract

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Workers who clear snow from runways, streets and sidewalks at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have reached agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission on a tentative contract.

Teamsters 320 union representatives will present the contract to its members for a vote next week. It affects about 85 employees including those who work at Holman Field, Crystal, Airlake, Flying Cloud, Anoka County-Blaine and Lake Elmo airports.

Terms of the agreement were not released. The commission says the pay varies by season. In 2019, the median gross pay was $103,280 with 48 employees earning more than $100,000.

In 2020, the median gross pay was $89,601 with 18 employees making more than $100,000.