Chicago fast food workers escalated their fight on Thursday for a $15 hourly wage and union rights by participating in acts of civil disobedience during a nationwide day of strikes. Progress Illinois was there for today's protests.
Fast food workers from across the nation gathered at a national convention in Illinois over the weekend to brainstorm ways to amp up their call for a $15 hourly wage and union representation. Progress Illinois was there for the two-day event.
Chicago fast food workers hit the picket lines Thursday as part of a massive, worldwide day of strikes for higher wages and the right to form a union without retaliation. Progress Illinois provides a snapshot of some of the day's protests.