Wednesday, July 12, 2017

JFK, LaGuardia, Newark Airport Employees Declare Strike, Walk Off in Labor Dispute


By Ginger Adams Otis

New York’s “summer of hell” now includes airports.

Some 700 airport workers who provide curbside and terminal services for major airlines at all three New York travel hubs went on strike at 9 p.m. Tuesday — potentially snarling flights for United Airlines, American Airlines and JetBlue.

Hundreds of wheelchair attendants, skycaps, baggage handlers, customer service agents, cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and shuttle drivers walked off their jobs at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Airports in a labor dispute with their employer, PrimeFlight Inc, which subcontracts their services to other airlines.

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Source: The New York Daily News (via The Empire Report) 

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