Macy's, Chicago, ILApr 24, 2013

Second Fight for $15 Strike

In my store, when I faced disciplinary action for violating the attendance policy we had been organizing against, I demanded union representation in my disciplinary meeting and my co-workers prepared to take action if they decided to try and fire me. Management backed off. The disciplinary meeting never even took place.
Trish Kahle, Fight for $15 striker

Following the model of the New York Fight for $15 strike, Chicago workers organized with Action Now and SEIU walked off the job, spreading the movement.

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