O’Hare Airport service workers stage one-day strike

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CHICAGO -- Dozens of service workers walked off the job at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, as part of a one-day strike that's happening Thursday.

The workers include baggage handlers, wheel chair attendants, custodians and security employees but not TSA agents. They are not represented by a union, but they've been getting help from one.

The workers are fighting for $15 an hour, better safety training and the right to unionize.

The strike started at 10 p.m. Wednesday with the overnight shift.

The workers will hold a rally at 8 a.m. outside the terminals where passengers are picked up.

The city says travelers should not be affected.

Workers at eight other airports across the country are also striking Thursday.

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