Food service workers at Camp Merrill in Dahlonega, GA, recently joined UNITE HERE Local 804 and along with their brothers and sisters at Ft. Benning now enjoy the benefits of a strong union contract.
Camp Merrill handles the second stage of training for the U.S. Army Rangers. Food service workers employed by L&S Services proudly prepare meals for Camp Merrill’s soldiers.
Local 804 members from Ft. Benning in Columbus, GA, helped in the Camp Merrill organizing drive, the first of its kind for the Georgia UNITE HERE affiliate.
As Local 804 members with a new collective bargaining agreement, the food service workers at Camp Merrill will now have family health insurance that is fully-paid by the company; a pension plan; significant wage increases; and a new grievance resolution process that will ensure dignity and respect on the job.