Senate Food Workers Go on Strike



One of the many Senate contract workers on strike Wednesday is cook Bertrand Olotara, a single dad whose $12-per-hour job in the halls of power says doesn’t earn him enough to make ends meet.

In an op-ed for The Guardian, Olotara says he works a second job at a grocery store, but still has to rely on foodstamps.

The Senate contractors joined a district-wide strike by workers calling on the government to prioritize contracts with companies who don’t block employees from unionizing and offer better pay. Read more at Roll Call.

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