​​System Bargaining DataThe State System maintains eight collective bargaining agreements with seven separate labor unions. Those eight contracts combined cover about 85 percent of all System employees.

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American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

These employees typically perform work in the clerical field, accounting, maintenance and trades, grounds keeping, custodial, and information technology. 
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Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF)

​These employees hold positions as full and part-time teaching faculty, department chairpersons, librarians, athletic trainers and faculty members whose basic responsibilities lie outside of the classroom setting.​
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The State College & University Professional Association (SCUPA)

These employees typically hold professional positions working in admissions, financial aid, residence life, registrar, or career services. 

Coaches (APSCUF Nonfaculty Athletic Coaches)

These employees hold positions as non-faculty athletic coaches.​

Security, Police, and Fire Professionals of America (SPFPA)

​These employees typically hold professional positions working as patrol specialist, police supervisor, patrol officer, or security officer.

Office of Professional Employees International Union Healthcare Pennsylvania (OPEIU)

​These employees typically hold university registered nurse; university certified registered nurse practitioner; or university registered nurse supervisory positions.​

Pennsylvania Social Service Union (SEIU)

​These employees typically hold positions such as ​social worker, drug and alcohol treatment specialist supervisor, juvenile court consultant, or licensed occupational therapists.

Pennsylvania Doctors' Alliance (PDA)

​These employees hold positions as physicians at the University health centers.