CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago’s window washers are on strike for increased wages and benefits. They have been on strike for nine days.
Early Tuesday, workers gathered at Millennium Park wearing some interesting attire – superhero costumes.READ MORE: Woman Dead, Child Among 3 Injured After House Fire In Clearing
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The window washers are asking their employer, Corporate Cleaning Service, to come to the bargaining table in good faith.MORE NEWS: Jury Selection Begins In Jussie Smollett Trial
Corporate Cleaning Services responded saying they operate on a commission-based system and that the minimum amount paid to a high-rise window washer for seasonal work is nearly double what the union claims.