Community College of Philadelphia Statement on March 12th Faculty and Staff Federation Vote

Philadelphia, March 12, 2012 — Community College of Philadelphia this evening released the following statement regarding the vote by the Faculty and Staff Federation:

We are pleased that the Faculty and Staff Federation has decided not to disrupt the Spring semester for our students, and that the Federation has agreed to continue to meet and work to achieve a fair and affordable contract settlement. We have been negotiating with the union for nearly 15 months, and the College remains willing to discuss a settlement within the parameters of the best and final offer that we submitted on February 23rd.

Classes will continue as scheduled, and the campus will be open and will operate under normal hours.