The State System of GreaterCollege need to suspend faculty background checks aside from those mandated by state law, a Commonwealth Court Judge has ruled.Commonwealth Court Judge

Dan Pellegrini stated following a hearing Tuesday that he would provide a preliminary injunction stopping the checks, as requested by the Association of Pennsylvania State Institution of higher learning Faculties, or APSCUF.That will give the state Labor Relations Board time to rule on whether the state system was entitled to implement the checks or if, as APSCUF competes, the ground rules must be worked out through cumulative bargaining.