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abc 7 chicagoFight for $15 protesters backed up traffic for miles. (Fight for $15 is a project of SEIU.)

Demonstrations began early Thursday morning at a McDonalds on the South Side, where people blocked traffic and claimed solidarity with other low-wage workers.

Later, the protest moved to Loyola University on the North Side…

The marchers then moved south down Broadway to one of Chicago’s busiest intersections where Sheridan, Hollywood and the top of Lake Shore Drive meet. There they snarled traffic for miles, sitting down in the intersection and making their case…

During the afternoon rush, groups plan to march on the Magnificent Mile. The demonstrations could flood into the street and block traffic.