Chicago O’Hare Airport Workers Vote To Strike, Just In Time For Thanksgiving

Travelers creation their approach by Chicago O’Hare International Airport this Thanksgiving might be in for some additional disturbances.

About 500 airfield workers who voted to strike final week will announce on Monday when they devise to take action.

The workers, that embody aeroplane cabin cleaners, container handlers, janitors and wheelchair attendants, are perplexing to move recognition to their quarrel to acquire $15 an hour, urge what they report as vulnerable work conditions and obtain kinship rights. Currently, a workers are employed by subcontractors hired by a airlines.

According to CNN Money, some of a workers formulation to strike acquire a smallest wage, that is $8.25 an hour in Illinois. Although a workers are not in a union, a Service Employees International Union Local 1 is in a routine of organizing them. 

Tom Balanoff, boss of SEIU Local 1, told a Chicago Tribune that a kinship does not design a strike to close down a airport, though “it will means some disruption.”

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