Hundreds of Chicago O’Hare airport workers go on strike
Heads up, travelers: Hundreds of workers are striking at Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday.
Janitors, baggage handlers, cabin cleaners and wheelchair attendants are asking for a $15 hourly wage. Some currently make $10.50 an hour, which is the minimum wage in Chicago.
The effort is part of a broader “Day of Disruption” planned by activist group Fight for $15, which advocates for raising the minimum wage. Uber drivers, fast food workers and home care aides will also walk out on Tuesday. – READ MORE