Workers at Chicago O’Hare International Airport are planning to strike on Thanksgiving, a notably busy time for airlines, CNN Money reported.

Hundreds of workers consisting of janitors, baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, and wheelchair attendants will participate in the strike. The workers are not unionized and are seeking a wage of $ 15 an hour. Some are currently earning $ 8.25 an hour.

“We are taking the necessary steps to ensure a safe and on-time operation for our customers,” a spokesperson for United Airlines told Business Insider.

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