In College Park, across June, July and August, there were 14 days where the maximum temperature was 90 degrees or above.
The desire for a pay increase among non-exempt workers has been reignited with a recent release of a financial analysis commissioned by this university’s AAUP chapter.
The board is having hearings throughout the week.
UMD can’t keep treating its service and maintenance staff as disposable.
“[The university] was not working with us in good faith to develop policies and procedures," a union organizer said last month.
The union that represents UMD workers remains unsatisfied.
The union that represents workers on campus says it has heard from several employees who have sought medical attention after working without air conditioning.