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53 PSC members arrested at Midtown protest

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Dozens of PSC members risked arrest in order to get real movement during contract talks, while hundreds of members marched in solidarity outside CUNY headquarters. News of the planned action helped prompt CUNY officials to finally make an economic offer, one that PSC President Barbara Bowen characterized as "inadequate."

41 arrested in CUNY funding protest

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In a protest outside Governor Andrew Cuomo's Midtown Manhattan offices, dozens of union members and their allies took part in a March 24 civil disobedience. Hundreds rallied on the opposite end of the avenue. The protest occurred less than a week before the state lawmakers had to finalize a state budget, where dire cuts to CUNY had been proposed.


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