by Meerah Powell
December 7, 2019
The Clark College Association for Higher Education, Clark College’s faculty union, voted Saturday to authorize a strike.
Union members at the Vancouver, Washington, community college have been working to negotiate a contract with the school for 14 months. They say their pay lags behind local K through 12 school districts, other colleges and the private sector.
As for when the strike will take place, faculty union president and Clark College communication studies professor Suzanne Southerland said that’ll depend on the college’s reaction.
“The hope is that they come back to the table and start negotiating,” Southerland said. “That’s been our hope this entire time.”
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