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Faculty union approves salary agreement with Cal State

Faculty union approves salary agreement with Cal State

Cal State faculty union members have approved a deal to boost salaries that was struck with management last month and averted a massive strike at the nation's largest public university system, officials said Tuesday. 

Salaries will increase by 10.5% over three budget years, and, as part of the compromise, the union agreed to double the time it would take for a professor to be vested for retiree health benefits.

The faculty union conducted online voting for a week last month. Voter turnout was 63%, and 97% were in favor of the deal, according to the...

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