Newark Airport Workers Strike Over Security Concerns After Brussels Attacks

“Cabin cleaners employed by United Airlines contractor PrimeFlight Aviation Services at Newark Airport will began a strike on Wednesday night, March 30th.  They will join striking airport workers across the country who will protest unsafe working conditions. Workers say some of these working conditions could impact airport security.  PrimeFlight cabin cleaners, who are at times responsible for conducting security checks as they clean the plane, say they often aren’t given enough time to do these critical checks.  And there have been instances where workers on the night shift were expected to conduct these checks for bombs, weapons and other dangerous items with no lights on inside the plane.”

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