Teamsters Local 237

NYC Dept. of Education Food Service

The effective date of the current contract is December 3, 2007.

Highlights include:

  • Wage increase - 8%
  • Welfare Fund -  A one-time $200 employer contribution for each full-time member .

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Oral History Project

Hercules Cornish: Caretaker J Stores Man

Herclules CornishHercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.

Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.

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