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H-F cafeteria workers look to school board for help with wage increases

Cafeteria workers at Homewood-Flossmoor High School asked board members to intercede on their behalf as their union bargains for higher wages. "Local 1 members are coming together to urge Chartwells Food Service to do the right thing for the Homewood-Flossmoor community by offering food service workers the raises they need to support their families when negotiations resume on Feb. 27,” said LaToyia Comb, vice president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1. The current $1.6 million contract will expire July 31. H-F has used Chartwells since the 2005-2006 school year, said Mark Sheehan . . .

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