700 airport workers at LaGuardia, JFK, Newark go on strike

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Sade Baderinwa reports the employees work through PrimeFlight Inc.

Some 700 workers walked off the job Tuesday night at LaGuardia, JFK and Newark airports.

They are picketing outside LaGuardia.

Everyone from baggage handlers and customer service agents to cleaners and shuttle drivers are taking part.

They work for PrimeFlight Inc., which subcontracts their services to airlines, and they say they're fighting for a union contract

Eyewitness News reached out to PrimeFlight Inc. for comment but have not heard back.

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