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Jul 23, 2020

Will Members of UB’s Faculty, Staff Be Terminated?

Elena Smith

There is a projected loss of seven million dollars in the university’s cash flow. Back in June, a questionnaire was issued to poll whether faculty and staff would accept a cut in salaries. Among the recommendations, we are told, is the termination of members of support staff, including security and maintenance workers. But are the talks of layoffs extended to teachers as well?


Senator Elena Smith, National President, B.N.T.U.

“Not quite, but we are aware that they will be having discussions in terms of say the adjunct lecturers. And so I think all of those things should be on the discussion table as they meet with the board and the union.”

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