On March 25, the cafeteria workers at the Gill-Montague School System, represented by Local 1459 ratified their first contract as members of Local 1459. The contract covers workers employed at four schools.
In addition to wage gains, workers secured improvements in holidays, adding President’s Day as a paid holiday. Workers typically averaging under 20 hours/week will get their first paid personal day each year of the three years contract.
Local 1459 also represents the Custodial and Maintenance unit at the Gill-Montague School system. That unit ratified a new three year contract last Fall.