State says laid off prison food workers will get priority for prison guard jobs

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Tue October 1, 2013

State says laid off prison food workers will get priority for prison guard jobs

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Contract approved to privatize food service in state prisons
LANSING - Many of the Michigan Department of Correction's food service workers who are being laid off as a result of a privatization deal approved today may end up becoming corrections officers, a spokesman for the department said.