UPDATE-----The University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) has now set a strike deadline, as they push for salaries more in line with other universities in Canada.

UMFA announced on Friday that they are setting a bargaining deadline of October 31st and a strike deadline of November 2nd.

This news follows union members authorizing a strike vote earlier this month.

UMFA says they have the support of the University of Manitoba Students’ Union.

The Faculty Association represents more than 1,200 professors, instructors and librarians at the University.