SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California State University officials and the union that represents campus faculty members say they have reached a tentative salary agreement that has postponed a five-day system-wide strike scheduled to start next week.
The California Faculty Association and the Cal State system said in a joint announcement Thursday that details of the preliminary deal would not be disclosed until Friday.READ MORE: UPDATE: Atmospheric River Crashes Onshore; Driving Rains, Gusty Winds, Flash Flood Fears
The two sides announced this week that union and university negotiators had resumed talks and hoped to have their long-running pay dispute resolved within days.READ MORE: Woman Dead in Horrific Crash on I-680
The faculty association has been seeking a 5 percent salary increase for its 26,000 members, while the university previously offered 2 percent.
The union had scheduled a strike for April 13-15 and April 18-19 at all 23 Cal State campuses unless the system met its demands.MORE NEWS: Stockton Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Shooting of Drug Dealer
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