Reagan National Airport Workers ‘Sleep In' to Protest Wages

While many people across the D.C. area are waking up in warm beds Wednesday morning, some workers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport are waking up in the lobby.

The workers participated in a "sleep-in" overnight to call for higher wages. They say it's actually what they end up doing on a regular basis because they can't afford to go home.

The workers include wheelchair attendants, skycaps, baggage handlers and checkpoint agents.

Many of them make as little as $6.75 an hour plus tips. The group is calling for their pay to be increased to $15 an hour.

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