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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent food service, maintenance, skilled-trade workers to see a 3-year wage increase

The Kent State Board of Trustees has come to agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) on a three-year wage increase for roughly 400 staff, including food...

Coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci (right), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield (left) and other top government health officials will testify before a Senate Committee on June 30, 2020 on the latest efforts by the US government to contain the pandemic.

Fauci warns Congress that new US coronavirus cases could rise to 100,000 a day

(CNN) -- Coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci issued a stark warning on Tuesday to lawmakers on Capitol Hill, telling them he wouldn't be surprised if the US sees new cases of coronavirus...

Members of campus union AFSCME and student organization USAS picket outside the M.A.C. Center on May 1, 2015, as President Beverly Warren is inaugurated inside. The Board of Trustees and AFSCME both accepted a report from a fact-finder Thursday, bringing a successful end to the negotiation process and preventing campus workers from potentially going on strike.

Kent State, AFSCME reach collective bargaining agreement

Emily Mills June 4, 2015

Kent State and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 153 reached an agreement Thursday, preventing a potential strike from campus workers, including custodians...

George Lemons, Jr. in Kent Market II.

In midst of bargaining negotiations, student activists and unionized workers await pivotal decision

Mark Oprea April 28, 2015

For several months now, Kent State has been in an ongoing collective bargaining negotiation with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees after its previous agreement expired in...

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