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Representing Faculty Members and Librarians at UMass Boston Since 1976.

The Faculty Staff Union of UMass Boston Quinn/2/81A 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

 
 

Shared Governance and the Chancellor Search Committee

7/16/2019

The Faculty Staff Union Executive Committee passed the following statement on July 14, 2019:

Legislative update

7/2/2019

Dear Colleague,

There’s a lot going on legislatively that will help UMB.  See below. 

UMB, Salesforce, CBP (Customs and Border Protection), Mickey Gallagher's Retirement, and Other Information

7/1/2019

Dear Colleague,

The FSU has been busy.  Here’s the latest news. 

Reminder to contact your legislators to raise $43 million for UMB every year, plus impact bargaining on intra-campus employment

6/24/2019

Dear Colleague,

We hope you are having a great summer.  Some important news is below. 

►The Administration has requested that the FSU negotiate a policy for intra-campus employment (a policy for FSU members who are also employed at another UMass campus). Let us know if you are interested in serving on this bargaining team or are currently employed on more than one UMass campus and are willing to advise us and provide information regarding your experiences and concerns.  Contact the FSU office for more information.

Join UMB and MTA allies at the State House this Thursday from 3-5pm

6/17/2019

Dear Activist,

Put pressure on the legislature to pass the Cherish Act by showing up this Thursday for Red for Ed Thursdays:

When? This Thursday June 20th 3-5 pm

Where?  At the side entrance to the Statehouse on Bowdoin Street. If you come later, look for us inside the Statehouse by the offices of Senate President Spilka (room 332) and Speaker of the House DeLeo (room 356). 

Testify today, send testimony and contact your legislators to help UMB

6/11/2019

Dear Colleague,

The Joint Higher Education on Higher Education Committee is meeting today in room A-1 from 10:30 until around 1 pm.

Paid Family and Medical Leave Act- impact bargaining in coalition with other unions is beginning

6/7/2019

Dear Colleagues:

Last year, our unions participated in a ballot initiative campaign to win paid sick leave and family leave for all workers in Massachusetts.  Voters overwhelmingly approved the initiative and workers across the commonwealth won an excellent new benefit.  You can read more about the new law here: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/department-of-family-and-medical-leave

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