Originally posted on CBS Chicago:
CHICAGO (CBS) — On the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in Memphis, union workers in Chicago are calling for a fair contract for janitors as they threaten to strike next week.
As WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports, on this day on 1968, Dr. King was gunned down while supporting striking sanitation workers in Memphis. Now, members of Service Employees International Union Local 1 say it’s an appropriate time to act on behalf of 13,000 janitors at downtown buildings, schools and elsewhere.
LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports