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Mount Royal University reaches new collective agreement in principle with faculty association

After nearly two years of negotiations, a final agreement has been reached between Mount Royal University and the school’s faculty.

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MRU says it reached a new collective agreement with the school’s faculty association and will put it to a vote within the next couple of days.

The potential agreement could result in 50 amendments to the collective agreement. The association’s chief negotiator, Kirk Niergarth says workload is a major concern including class sizes for faculty and staff members.

Note: A previous version of this story stated faculty salaries would be gradually reduced if the agreement was approved. MRU has since clarified its previous statement to indicate salaries would not actually be be reduced.

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