By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– Workers at El Milagro in Little Village were locked out of work after a walkout at a popular tortilla factory in Chicago.

The workers need to report to human resources not knowing if they’ll have a job when they leave.

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The Worker Center Director for Arise Chicago, translated statements from employees.

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Workers were protesting quote “unsafe conditions” and “dismal wages” yesterday. Workers say after the walk out they needed a police escort to get their belongings.

CBS 2 has been reporting on their concerns for more than a year.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff