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From the Five Dollar Day to the Fight for 15: How Push-Up Bras Can Support Chicago's Sagging Middle Class

Elizabeth Parisian | Posted 02.13.2013 | Business
Elizabeth Parisian

What do Victoria's Secret sales associates have in common with the Ford factory workers? More than meets Christmas shoppers' eyes when they survey the scantily clad mannequins in the Michigan Ave. shop window.

New Chicago Union Calls for $15 Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

John V. Santore | Posted 01.29.2013 | Chicago
John V. Santore

While boisterous protests targeted Chicago-area Walmarts Friday, a new local union formed in mid-November coordinated a second wave of actions calling for an increase in the minimum wage to $15 per hour.