You know that public school employee salaries are low when cafeteria workers fight for the right to eat expired food — at their own risk, the Huffington Post reports. Unionized cafeteria workers in Sharon, Pa. just won that right after members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees a grievance against the Sharpsville Area School District last year. Workers argued that the school district “violated established best practice” when school officials no longer allowed them to eat the expired food for free, and instead charging them for food items that could no longer be sold to students in compliance with food safety regulations because they were past expiration or had been reheated…

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