The election where Pitt faculty will decide whether or not to unionize with USW will run through October.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The faculty at the University of Pittsburgh will vote on whether to unionize starting next month.

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The United Steelworkers have been running a union campaign at the university for five years.

It had stalled over questions about who would be included.

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Now we know about 3,000 faculty members would be covered under the proposed union.

It would be a long election.

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Potential members could vote yes or no starting August 27 and running through October 12.