Edsal Manufacturing workers on strike in Back of the Yards

About 500 workers employed by Edsal Manufacturing are on strike on Chicago's South Side. They walked off the job Monday in a dispute over wages.

About 500 workers employed by Edsal Manufacturing are on strike on Chicago's South Side. They walked off the job Monday in a dispute over wages.

Edsal makes industrial shelving and storage systems in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood.

The workers are members of AFL-CIO Machinists Local 30. One worker said they are striking because they have not received a raise in more than 12 years.

Officials with Edsal have not responded to ABC7's requests for comment.