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Union Halts Talks With 14 Pa.-Owned Universities

The union representing faculty members at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities has suspended negotiations with the administration.

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Cal State Faculty Agree To Four-Year No-Raise Contract

The tentative pact, reached after two years of contentious talks, averts the potential of strikes this fall. Faculty members haven't had a raise in five years.

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URI Grad Assistants To Get Raises In New Contract

University of Rhode Island graduate assistants will get raises of about 3 percent under a new contract approved this week by the state Board of Governors for Higher Education, which less than three months earlier rejected the same contract amid concerns about costs.

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EMU Regents OK 4-Year Deal With Police Union

The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents has unanimously approved a four-year contract for the 21-member police officers union.

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Wayne State U Tenure Plan Seen As Sticking Point In Labor Talks

University officials say proposal aimed at addressing underperforming faculty

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California Student Assistants Get The Ax As Part Of Union Pay-Cut Deal

California's ongoing state budget crisis has claimed another victim: student state workers. In a few weeks the state will ax hundreds of their jobs – just as the school year gets under way.

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Duquesne Adjuncts’ Union Election Result On Hold

The National Labor Relations Board has impounded ballots in a union organizing effort by adjunct faculty at Duquesne University pending the board’s decision on an appeal by the university.

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Unions For 9 N.J. Colleges Agree To 4-Year Contract

The union representing full-time faculty, librarians and professional staff at nine state colleges and universities in New Jersey has reached a tentative labor contract with the state.

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For Duquesne Professors, a Union Fight That Transcends Religion

“Union busting is a mortal sin,” the Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice said in a 2010 statement on the indispensable role of unions.

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Unions Seek Amendments In NJ Higher Education Bill

Labor unions representing faculty, staff, and others who would be affected by a bill to overhaul higher education in New Jersey have asked lawmakers to tweak the measure so that thousands of current employees are protected.

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