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Why have faculty gone on strike at Pennsylvania state schools?

Christian Science Monitor Wednesday, 19 October 2016 ()
The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties union went on strike early Wednesday morning for the first time in the state system's 34-year history. 
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After long-running negotiations on pay and benefits broke down, the faculty at 14 of Pennsylvania's state colleges walked off the job on Wednesday. Some 100,000 students have been left without classes to attend. Around 5,500 professors and other workers began the strike at 5 a.m. Eastern time. The on...

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