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Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Michigan Democrat, was arrested at Detroit Metro Airport Friday while joining a protest by airline workers.

Photos by a spokeswoman for the hospitality workers’ union UNITE HERE showed Tlaib joining catering workers for Delta Air Lines, who were protesting for higher wages and better healthcare.

The article goes on to state the following:

Tlaib was detained briefly and then released, according to the ABC affiliate for Chicago.

Diana Hussein, a Dearborn resident and communications specialist for labor union “Unite Here,” tweeted photos of the protest.

Hussein first tweeted, “BREAKING  @RashidaTlaib just got arrested with protesting airline catering workers outside @Delta terminal at Detroit Metro Airport. Workers are done with unaffordable health care and poverty wages—and aren’t giving up until they get the good jobs we deserve.#1job.”

In a second tweet, she claimed Tlaib wasn’t actually “processed as an arrest.” She wrote, “CORRECTION: Rep. @RashidaTlaib was not processed as an arrest with the other protesting workers, but did participate in solidarity in the civil disobedience, including joining the protesters in the van as officers took them for processing.”

“We won’t stop until we get #fairwages & #healthcare. These courageous people got arrested tonight at DTW b/c they believe workers deserve human dignity. Shame on you @Delta for leaving workers behind and letting them live in poverty. @unitehere,” Tlaib declared in a Twitter post.

In additional tweets, Tlaib wrote:

These workers are suffering and living under unimaginable conditions all because Delta wants to make more profits on the backs of the poor.

The airline catering workers are desperate for a better quality of life and put their bodies on the line in their fight against the exorbitant corporate greed by the airlines denying them of their right to a living wage and good health care.

Working people in the kitchens at DTW and airports across the U.S. have been hurting for too long, but today we are saying no more.

Today, we are calling on Delta Air Lines to say that if it wants to really prove that it cares about the working families more than it does its bottom line, then it will commit to ending poverty in the airline catering industry so one job is enough for all airline workers.

Hussein posted additional video footage of the protest:

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