Posted: May 2, 2012 11:08 AM by Associated Press (CM)
Updated: May 2, 2012 11:13 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Results of a vote by California State University employees on whether to authorize a series of two-day strikes are due to be released.
The vote was taken by members of the California Faculty Association, which represents 24,000 professors, librarians, coaches and counselors in the 23-campus system.
The outcome is scheduled to be released at noon Wednesday.
The union has proposed "rolling" strikes in which groups of campuses would go out on strike for two days each, one group following another.
University spokesman Michael Uhlenkamp says talk of a strike is premature as bargaining is ongoing with talks scheduled for Thursday and Friday.
The 400,000-student system is dealing with a $970 million loss in state funding since 2008, raising tuition and slashing staff as a result.
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