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

"Airport workers deserve access to their legal rights!" said labor union group 32BJ Service Employees International Union in a tweet.

The workers are in a labor dispute with their employer, PrimeFlight, a subcontractor for several airlines and are represented by the Service Employees Union.

A total of 700 wheelchair attendants, skycaps, baggage handlers, customer service agents, cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and shuttle drivers left their posts at JFK, La Guardia and Newark at 9pm on Tuesday.

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

There were no major disruptions at Denver International Airport on Wednesday as a result of the action, part of national effort to raise the pay of contract airport workers.

As a result the workers chose to strike, citing unfair labor practices.

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It wasn't clear how the strike would affect air travel at the airports.

Employees for AirServ, PrimeFlight and G2 say those companies have refused to meet with them on a number of issues. The strike would continue for at least three days.

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