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FSU, CSU, and PSU members at the Chancellor's Office demanding that UMass pay the raises agreed to in bargaining
The Faculty Staff Union of UMass-Boston
Representing Faculty Members and Librarians at UMass Boston Since 1976.

The Faculty Staff Union of UMass Boston 100 Morrissey Blvd Boston MA 02125 617-287-6295 | fsu@umb.edu 

The Faculty Staff Union of UMass Boston

 

Welcome to the FSU Site. Here you will find important information about our union, including the contract, a list of officers and Executive Committee members, the FSU office telephone number and our address. You will also find information about current issues. Please be sure to check the site regularly for the most recent issues facing our unit. We also have provided links to related sites that you may find useful for union issues and for professional activities.

Marlene Kim, President
fsu@umb.edu

 
 

JOIN THE UMB RALLY THIS WEDNESDAY, MAY 13th TO GET YOUR RAISES!

JOIN US WEDNESDAY, MAY 13TH AT NOON ON THE PLAZA BY THE CAMPUS CENTER AND DEMAND THAT UMASS PAY THE NEGOTIATED RAISES WHILE HOLDING THE LINE ON STUDENT TUITION AND FEES

If you have not yet signed the petition demanding this, please sign it here

Caution: Censored Content

When the FSU and the other UMass Boston unions wanted to play a video message to graduates at Commencement, the Administration rejected our video. Apparently, our message was a little too subversive for them. So just what was the inappropriate message that the Administration didn't want graduates to hear? See below to find out.

 

Implementation of New Non Tenure Track Faculty Language

All Non Tenure Track Faculty (NTT) Unit Alert:
                            

Take action to get your raises paid

Please sign the petition asking that your full raises for this year be paid.

Please circulate this widely.  We are tabling this week as well to spread the word that the UMass President is saying he won’t pay our full raises without increasing student tuition and fees to pay for this, when he was given the money for our raises last summer.  

You just got a whopping 0.5% salary increase--make sure it is higher by taking action

UMass has agreed to pay us our raises starting May 3, 2015.  Because this includes only 2 out of 12 months you should have had an increased paycheck, rather than receiving up to a 3.5% salary increase this year, you will be receiving a whopping 0.4-0.6% increase.  

Stop the proposal to increase your share of your health care premiums from 20% to 25%

The MTA will have a lobbying day on Thursday, April 2nd, 9:30 AM at the State House in the Gardner Auditorium to tell legislatures that we oppose increasing your share of health care premiums from 20% to 25%.  With the increases in co-pays and deductibles you will face, these increased premium costs will be a hardship for our families.   

Significant changes for your health care costs already include (and we cannot change these): 

The Spring 15 FSU Newsletter is here!

The Spring 2015 edition of Union News is out at last. This issue features:
A look at the FSU's busy "Year of Organizing"
A report from the NTT Faculty Caucus
Get to know your contract: the bargaining process.
An interview with Art MacEwan about the MTA's new legislative process

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