SUNY Union Inks Contract With Nine Furlough Days

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has reached a contract deal with the one of last major public unions.

The 35,000 State University of New York employees represented by United University Professions have worked without a contract since 2011. The tentative agreement calls for a zero percent wage increase from 2011 to 2013. It also calls for nine furlough days, which are referred to as a “Deficit Reduction Program.”

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