Chicago Lawmaker Launches Campaign For $15 Minimum Wage

Protesters gather at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of a nationwide protest for a $15 per hour minimum wage.
Protesters gather at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of a nationwide protest for a $15 per hour minimum wage. Kiichiro Sato/AP
Protesters gather at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of a nationwide protest for a $15 per hour minimum wage.
Protesters gather at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of a nationwide protest for a $15 per hour minimum wage. Kiichiro Sato/AP

Chicago Lawmaker Launches Campaign For $15 Minimum Wage

Representative Will Guzzardi plans to introduce a bill in Springfield this week that would increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022. He announced his legislative campaign in downtown Chicago on Monday with a group of workers. WBEZ’s Benjamin Payne reports.