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Part-Time Faculty At Uhart Will Vote On Unionizing

Part-Time Faculty At Uhart Will Vote On Unionizing

Part-time faculty at the University of Hartford have agreed to vote later this year on whether to join the Service Employees International Union.

Robert Kagan, a spokesman for the union drive and a part-time faculty member at the university, said it's "an issue of fairness and equity."

"I'm excited that my colleagues and I are a step closer to a union," said Kagan. "Students, faculty, legislators and community groups have all shown support for our efforts. Personally, I saw the benefits of a union during my 37-year career at Manchester Community College. I see so many of our younger colleagues struggling economically. In terms of the higher wages...

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