Raritan Valley Community College Faculty Union Disappointed With No New Contract

Mike Deak, Bridgewater Courier News

BRANCHBURG – With only a week to go before the start of classes, Raritan Valley Community College has not reached a settlement on a new contract with its faculty union.

The contract expired on June 30 but, according to a statement from Pattiann Kletz, the union president, negotiations have been continuing for nine months and a mediation session has been held to bring the two sides together.

“The union’s bargaining team has worked diligently to negotiate a contract that addresses the college’s fiscal situation and, at the same time, is fair to dedicated faculty members,” Kletz, a business professor, told the
college’s board of trustees in June.

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