Area airports hit by workers strike; Philadelphia Int'l also targeted

Workers at major NYC airports prepare to strike

A spokesperson for 32BJ Service Employees International Union, which represents the workers, said rallies were still planned in support of their cause.

The workers at PHL were to be joined by others at Newark Liberty, LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy and Denver global airports, whose strikes were also suspended after beginning at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The 700 workers consist of baggage claim handlers, cleaners, customer service agents and offer assistance to those who seek wheelchair assistance at the airport.

The workers going on strike are employees of independent contractors hired by the airlines to perform passenger services.

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Only after a ruling against the company by the National Labor Relations Board did they send a negotiators, and even then talks went nowhere. Philadelphia International Airport also is targeted. The workers are alleging unfair labor practices.

The strike will continue through Wednesday and possibly Thursday and is due to workers' long standing attempts to unionize being blocked by PrimeFlight.

The workers walked off the job Tuesday night amid an ongoing dispute with employer PrimeFlight Inc.

It is not clear exactly how the strike will affect air travel at the airports.

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