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  • CUNY Professors and Staff Consider Future Strike to Defend Public Education Funding

    CUNY Professors and Staff Consider Future Strike to Defend Public Education Funding

    By Brandon Jordan, Truthout | Report

    At the City University of New York, the city's public higher education system, unionized professors and staff have turned to confrontational tactics, including authorizing use of the strike, to obtain a long overdue contract from management and protest cuts to public education funding.

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