Wayne State approves eight-year faculty contract despite funding threat

6:32 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Wayne State approves eight-year faculty contract despite funding threat

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Republican lawmakers have threatened to cut university funding over what they see as effort to circumvent "right to work" law
The Wayne State University Board of Governors didn't blink Wednesday in the face of threats from the Legislature to slash the school's state funding, as it passed an eight-year labor contract with its faculty on a straight party-line vote.