Orange County Community College in upstate New York is replacing its dining staff with vending machines, The Times Herald-Record reports.
The staff members, who will be let go in June, include nine full-time and three part-time workers. Students say they will miss the employees and the access to fresh food.
The Orange County Community College Association, which oversees the school’s cafeterias, says the layoffs were partly due to a $150,000 deficit accumulated by foodservice operations last year.
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