YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Faculty members at Youngstown State University have gone on strike as negotiators continued their efforts to resolve disputes over salary increases and related issues.
The walkout that began Monday morning did not disrupt classes, as the school is currently on a brief fall break.READ MORE: Take Action Mon Valley Demands Answers After 2 Incidents Involving Police Officers In Homestead
But students are due back in class on Wednesday, and school President Jim Tressel sent them an email stating the university is making plans to continue classes if the faculty remains on strike.READ MORE: Haiti Gang That Kidnapped U.S. Missionaries Seeks $1 Million Ransom Per Person
The two sides reported making “some progress Sunday on a potential three-year contract and were due to meet again on Monday afternoon.MORE NEWS: Pitt Faculty Members Vote To Unionize, Forming One Of The Largest New Unions In U.S.
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