Youngstown State Faculty Union Ends Strike

October 16, 2020

Youngstown State University’s faculty union ended its three-day strike Thursday after reaching a tentative deal with the administration on a framework for a contract, according to the university. The National Education Association-affiliated union confirmed that the strike ended but declined to comment on negotiations for the three-year contract, which are ongoing. Classes for students resumed Thursday. The union previously listed its must-haves for negotiations as faculty say in curricular and other teaching matters, protections for untenured professors, intellectual property assurances, and cost-of-living adjustments and stable health-care benefits.

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