By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — For the first time, faculty members at the University of Pittsburgh have voted to unionize.READ MORE: Cletus Lee, North Braddock Mayor-Elect, Due In Court Today
It is one of the largest new unions in America, totaling about 3,300 faculty members.READ MORE: COVID Surge At Butler Memorial Hospital Has Surgeons Prioritizing Elective Surgeries
Seventy-one percent of workers who voted said “yes” to unionize with the United Steelworkers. It comes after more than two years of delays and legal challenges.MORE NEWS: MLB Owners Lock Out Players, Leading To First Work Stoppage Since 1995
Next up will be negotiating the first contract with the Pitt administration.