Cafeteria workers protest new food provider (video)

The cafeteria workers that make up Local 217, who are currently in the process of negotiating their contracts with the district's new food service provider, protested the company's initial proposal with picket signs and chants outside of Sunnyside Elementary School in Shelton on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at around 3:30 p.m.

The district's new food service provider is Whitsons Culinary Group and according to multiple members of Local 217, its latest contract proposal includes severe cuts to employee benefits,  sick time, overall annual income.