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.

co  dia worker raise frame 210 DIA Workers Rally For $15/Hour Minimum Wage

(credit: CBS)

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

co  dia worker raise frame 0 DIA Workers Rally For $15/Hour Minimum Wage

(credit: CBS)

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

co  dia worker raise frame 240 DIA Workers Rally For $15/Hour Minimum Wage

(credit: CBS)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s