WATCH: Fast-food workers take their protest to the streets

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Calling for a $15 an hour minimum wage, hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Chicago and Cicero today, as some elected officials called on major companies to give their employees a living wage.

Here is some of the footage.

U.S. Rep.Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., urges consumers to be willing to pay more at fast-food eateries.

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