"We're doing everything we can do to conclude these negotiations, but the contract settlement takes both sides, and the union has to do its part," said Gayle Cieszkiewicz, executive director of UC labor relations, in a statement.
If union officials do not accept the deal, the parties may reach a bargaining impasse.
said in a statement that UC lecturers are among the best compensated in the country and added that UC is offering the best proposal that state funding and academic needs permit.
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