Food service workers at Woodland Hills SD prepared to strike


ELENA: WELCOME BACK. JUST AHEAD OF THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR, THE WOODLAND HILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT FOOD SERVICE WORKERS VOTE TO AUTHORIZE A STRIKE IF A NEW CONTRACT IS NOT REACHED IN THE NEAR FUTURE. THE WOODLAND HILLS CAFETERIA EDUCATION SUPPORT PERSONNEL REPRESENTS 43 FOOD SERVICE WORKERS IN THE DISTRICT WHO ARE EMPLOYED BY THE SUBCONTRACTOR NUTRITION, INC. WE’RE TOLD WORKERS HAVE BEEN WITHOUT A CONTRACT SINCE JULY 1. THE PRESIDENT OF THE GROUP SAYS, IN PART, “OUR MEMBERS HAVE KEPT THIS DISTRICT RUNNING OVER THE COURSE OF THE PANDEMIC. ALL THEY WANT IS A LIVING WAGE AND RESPECT FOR THE POSITIONS THEY HOLD WITH THE COMPANY.” WE REACHED OUT TO NUTRITION

Food service workers at Woodland Hills School District prepared to strike

Just ahead of the new school year, the Woodland Hills School District food service workers vote to authorize a strike if a new contract is not reached in the near future.The Woodland Hills Cafeteria Education Support Personnel represents 43 food service workers in the district who are employed by a subcontractor, Nutrition, Inc.The group workers say they have been without a contract since July 1.Kelly Piecyznski, the president of the group says in part, “Our members have kept this district running over the course of the pandemic. All they want is a living wage and respect for the positions they hold with the company.”Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 has reached out to Nutrition Inc. for comment but has not heard back.

Just ahead of the new school year, the Woodland Hills School District food service workers vote to authorize a strike if a new contract is not reached in the near future.

The Woodland Hills Cafeteria Education Support Personnel represents 43 food service workers in the district who are employed by a subcontractor, Nutrition, Inc.

The group says workers have been without a contract since July 1.

Kelly Piecyznski, the president of the group says in part, “Our members have kept this district running over the course of the pandemic. All they want is a living wage and respect for the positions they hold with the company.”

Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 has reached out to Nutrition Inc. for comment but has not heard back.

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