Seventy-one percent of workers who voted said "yes" to unionize with the United Steelworkers.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — For the first time, faculty members at the University of Pittsburgh have voted to unionize.

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It is one of the largest new unions in America, totaling about 3,300 faculty members.

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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.

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Next up will be negotiating the first contract with the Pitt administration.