DENVER (CBS4)– Workers from Denver International Airport turned in petitions on Tuesday for a special ballot measure next May. They have been gathering signatures for a $15/hour minimum wage.

Right now the minimum wage at DIA is $10.20 an hour.

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The employees say that’s just not enough to afford housing or living expenses near the airport.

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The workers collected 17,000 signatures to get the minimum wage measure on the city ballot for May 2019.

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