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PI Original
by Aaron Krager
Fri Oct 7, 2011

Airport Workers Make Plea For Living Wage (VIDEO)

Chicago airport workers face difficult times ahead with new contract negotiations for concession and passenger service employees up in the air. Midway and O'Hare International Airports serve millions of people each year, generating billions of dollars for participating corporations and the City of Chicago. Yet, many of the people making travel easier for airline passengers earn wages below living or even poverty levels.

PI Original
by Micah Maidenberg
Wed Feb 9, 2011

Concession Workers At Chicago's Airports Want To Keep Jobs, Earn A Living Wage

With a massive bidding process for food and retail outlets at O'Hare and Midway now under way, concession workers don't want to be left behind. A new ordinance seeks to shore up their jobs and wages.