University of Alaska Fairbanks

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks. News-Miner file photo

The University of Alaska is accused of unfair labor practices, "not bargaining in good faith" and dragging out the mediation process by its faculty union.

The two sides are in federal mediation due to stalled contract talks. On Monday, the same day that classes started at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, United Academics Local 4996 announced that it complained to the Alaska Labor Relations Agency.

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