April 26, 2013

Low-wage workers roll out strikes in Chicago's Loop, Magnificent Mile

Workers at fast food restaurants and retail stores in Chicago walked off the job Wednesday as part of rolling strikes to advocate for higher wages, according to a report by the Chicago Tribune.

Backed by the "Fight for $15" campaign, which aims to get workers a $15-per-hour wage and the structure to form a union, the Tribune said stores in the Loop and Magnificent Mile as varied as McDonaldâ;€™s (NYSE: MCD), Dunkinâ;€™ Donuts (Nasdaq: DNKN), Sears (Nasdaq: SHLD), and Victoriaâ;€™s Secret (NYSE: LTD)â;€¦;

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