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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

 
 

Brown bag at noon today, advisory committee and other news from the FSU

9/26/17

Dear Colleagues,

We want to update you on some activities today and in the FSU: 

Important Information on Non Tenure Track Faculty Contract Rights

9/25/17

Dear NTT Colleague,

Welcome back (and a welcome to UMass for any new NTT faculty)! We know you are busy with the start of the semester but we want to be sure you are aware of important language in the FSU contract regarding non-tenure track faculty. This language covers everything from just cause rights, to promotional eligibility, to paid sick leave, and more.

FSU Bargaining update on NTT service and meeting this Friday at noon

9/19/17

Dear Colleagues,

We hope you are well and can come to the FSU meeting on the budget cuts and an update on bargaining on Wednesday, October 12, Campus Center 2540, 11-1.  Let us know if you will be attending so we can order the right amount of food. 

In addition, please note the following activities: 

Welcome and update from the FSU

9/11/17

Dear Colleague,

Welcome back to campus for those of you who are returning.  For those of you who are new, welcome to UMass Boston.  As you can see, we have been busy: 

►Budget Cuts and Course cancellations: 

FSU Bargaining update on NTT service and meeting this Friday at noon

8/14/17

Dear Colleague,

We hope you are having a great summer.  Here's the latest from the FSU:

Bargaining Update

8/14/17 (NOTE: for current and previous bargaining updates see here).

We have reached a (tentative) agreement with the Administration on Non-Tenure Track (NTT) service (and scholarship) and a procedure for Senior Lecturer IIs to receive a reduced teaching load for service or scholarship.

Rally on Friday at noon and petition for the Early Learning Center

Dear Colleague,

Below are the latest updates from the FSU:

► Budget cut update: 

Budget cuts and hearing on higher ed bill

Dear Colleague,

Below is the latest news around the budget cuts and an important bill hearing on Thursday. 

Budget Cuts:  There are many rumors about the budget cuts.  This is what we verified with the administration:

Voluntary Separation Program Info and Rally Next Saturday, June 20

Dear Colleague,

We hope you are having a good summer.  We are busy.  Below is an update:

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