Josie Cruz from the city’s Department of Streets & Sanitation take us through a day in the life of the men and women who pick up our garbage, inspect our dumpsters, remove dead animals, and control Chicago’s rat population.
Today we discuss several issues affecting American workers. Fast food workers are striking to get an increase in pay and Latinas in the workforce are on the rise-we look at why. Also, are you scared to take a vacation because your job might not be there when you get back?
8th District Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth checks in from The Capitol with the latest on immigration talks and legislation around student loan interest rates. On the heels of former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason's album of work songs, we play songs about the daily grind.