After meeting for two days with FMCS Commissioner Conrad Bowling, representatives for the University of Illinois and Non-Tenure Faculty Coalition Local 6546 reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract, ending a two-day old work stoppage by the faculty at the Urbana-Champaign campus that was to have resumed May 2.  Negotiators met in federally mediated discussions led by Commissioner Bowling all day Friday and Saturday.

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