Jul 26, 2017 @ 9:04

One week after academics held a strike, lessons are to resume at Silliman University in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental this week.

This was after the academics’ union lifted its three-day strike upon reaching an settlement with college administration, spokesman Mark Raygan Garcia stated.

The strike stemmed from a impasse in negotiations for a brand new Collective Bargaining Agreement, with the school in search of P86 million in wages and different advantages however the administration providing solely P63 million .

Garcia stated the Silliman University Faculty Association and faculty administration met final July 21 with the Tripartite Industrial Peace Council in Negros Oriental.

Union members picketed main gates at the college for 3 days final week after school affiliation president Jan Credo declared a strike final July 19.

A re-computation allowed an enchancment of the SU package deal supply for 407 common educational personnel for 3 years from School Year 2016-2017 to 2018-2019.

Source: politics.com.ph