LaGuardia Airport Workers on Strike for Fear of Ebola

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Airport workers who clean Delta Airlines planes walked off the job Wednesday night in a day-long strike against Ebola-related safety concerns at LaGuardia Airport. The concerns rise after the first person in the United States died of Ebola. A man who entered the U.S. via airplane from Liberia where the virus is running rapid.

100 to 200 employees who clean Delta planes at Terminal D, went on strike at 10 p.m. and will return to work for the Thursday night shift at 6:30 p.m., according to 32BJ Service Employees International Union.

Even though Terminal D only services domestic Delta flights, many international travelers still connect through LGA, the union said. Essentially, the goal of the workers is to either up security in terms of travelers coming from Ebola related countries, or taken higher precautions to ensure the safety of the workers.

[via New York Post]

Monica Adams | News Cult