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Workers, advocates push for contract, increased funding at CUNY

Posted 12/8/23

Members of the Professional Staff Congress and education advocates rallied Saturday for a contract and increased funding for the City University of New York and railed against continuing cuts to the institution’s budget.

PSC members, elected officials and students rallied outside of Governor Kathy Hochul’s office in Midtown at which they called for a reversal of decades of disinvestment at CUNY. The union, which represents about 30,000 faculty, adjuncts and staff at the city university system, and its advocates also called for the passage of “New Deal for CUNY” legislation, which would restore free tuition and increase the number of full-time faculty.

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