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General News    H1'ed 4/28/10

Hammering Out a Contract: Exploiting Low-Paid Workers at a Vo-Tech School

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by Walter and Rosemary Brasch

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Art Welch, the in-school suspension supervisor at the Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School (Vo-Tech) in Bloomsburg, Pa., earns $8 an hour, only 75 cents above minimum wage. In the six years he has been at Vo-Tech, he has never had a raise.

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Mary Avery, who has worked in the cafeteria for 28 years, earns $9 an hour; some years, she only received a nickel an hour increase.

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