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Southwest employees strike over pay, outsourcing

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Employees of Southwest Airlines were on the picket line Thursday near Midway Airport.

The union workers say they've been in contract negotiations for almost two years and they want Southwest passengers to know about it. Their issues include pay raises and outsourcing.

Southwest employees staged similar pickets at 15 airports across the country Thursday.

A spokesman for the airline says Southwest is making "every effort" to come up with a fair contract.

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