Raritan Valley Community College Professors Concerned About Possible Pay Freeze

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If Raritan Valley Community College has its way in a labor dispute with faculty, at least one professor may have trouble making ends meet.

It won’t just mean skimping on restaurant dinners or cutting back on vacations, said Mark Cozin, 63, a sociology and anthropology professor. He said he may have to pick up a second job just to pay his bills.

"I know I’m going to be worrying about things that will take away from what I can do in my discipline," he said.

It’s a worry floating around the campus in Branchburg in the sixth month of a stalemate over a faculty contract.

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