TVCC officials, faculty nearing deal on new contract

Members of TVCC faculty and administration meet in February to work out a deal on a new labor contract. Both sides appeared to be nearing a deal last week, after more than a year of work on the issue. (Enterprise file photo)

ONTARIO – After more than a year of talks and meetings, the union representing teachers and the administrators at Treasure Valley Community College have finally agreed upon one item -- the two sides are close to a compromise that would lead to a new pay contract.

“We are making progress and being face to face has been very productive,” said Dennis Gill, English professor at the college and a member of the negotiating team for the Treasure Valley Education Association. “If we would have done it this way before, meeting face to face with administration, this thing would be over now.”

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