APSCUF, the union that represents over 6,000 faculty and coaches in the PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), announced earlier today that their negotiators had reached a framework agreement with PASSHE. The framework agreement will go to the union’s Negotiations Committee composed of the chapter presidents at each of the 14 state universities tomorrow evening. If approved tomorrow evening, the full proposal must be put to a vote of the full membership before it will be in effect. More details to come.
Here is the message APSCUF President Steve Hicks posted on the union’s blog this morning:
Early Sunday morning after two full days of negotiating, APSCUF and the State System of Higher Education reached a framework of an agreement for faculty.
The general framework largely mirrors the agreements reached by Governor Corbett and the other statewide unions.
Because this is a framework, APSCUF will not be releasing a public statement until the Negotiations Committee votes on the proposal Monday evening.
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