October 27th, 2014
Members of the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation voted to strike unless there's an agreement. KVAL Television reports Monday is the start of a 30-day cooling off period.
Teaching fellows are paid between $25,000 and $30,000 a year. The union wants a 5.5 percent raise plus medical and parental leave.
The university says no part-time employees on campus receive paid leave. It says it has it has expanded its offer through the bargaining process to address most of the federation's concerns.