Strike Authorized for State Universities

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Faculty members at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities have authorized a strike if necessary.

Union leaders said 95% of the faculty who voted approved the authorization.

About 6,000 faculty members and coaches have been working since June of 2011 without a contract.

Among the issues in dispute are paying for part-time faculty members and health care benefits.

No strike is imminent. Union leaders plan to meet to discuss a potential strike date.

The universities in our area that could be affected are Bloomsburg, East Stroudsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield.



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