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Faculty at University of Windsor approve Sept. 17 strike date

Union president hopes strike can be averted

A strike deadline has been set for more than 1,000 faculty members at the University of Windsor.

They’re ready to walk off the job on Sept. 17 if negotiations fail. Union president Brian Brown says talks weren’t going well, so members decided to set a strike date. He says he hopes the deadline will put pressure on both sides to reach a deal.

Members of the Windsor University Faculty Association voted 96 per cent in favour of strike action to back their contract demands.

Brown says he still hopes a strike can be averted.

-with a report from CP

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