Professor Oswalt Quoted in Chicago Tribune Article on Low Wage Worker Activism

Professor Michael Oswalt was quoted in the Chicago Tribune article, This is an ongoing battle. ‘Workers at the forefront of the Fight for $15 relish minimum wage victory, press on for union rights’, published on February 22, 2019. The article discusses the Fight for $15 movement’s use of strikes in the successful campaign to increase Illinois’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. Professor Oswalt notes that “[s]triking showcases a courage that is hard to ignore,” and suggest that Fight for $15’s use of the tactic has recently spread to other industries and professions, especially teachers. 

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