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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

 
 

FSU social tomorrow, teaching template for promotions, and 33 percent rule

5/9/2018

Dear Colleague,

Please join us tomorrow at 5 pm for our end of the year social (see below).  We are also responding to some concerns members have had regarding two issues. 

Statement on Mt. Ida purchase

5/7/2018

Dear Colleague:

The FSU has been asked to send this time-urgent message to you (see below).  

Sincerely,

Marlene Kim

FSU President

Professor, Economics

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FSU statement supporting UMB centers and institutes

5/7/2018

Dear Colleague,

In case you missed it we wanted you to be aware of the following statement approved by the FSU Executive Committee on 4/18/2018 regarding UMB centers and institutes:

Walkout to protest Mt. Ida deal, attacks on UMB- Tues 5/8/18, 12PM

5/4/2018

Upset about the UMass Amherst - Mt. Ida deal? The underfunding of our Boston campus?  The  disrespect being shown to us by the UMass Board of Trustees?  

FSU end of year party this Thursday, May 10, 5 pm – 10 pm

5/4/2018

Please join us for FSU's End-of-Year Party, this Thursday, May 10th, at Savin Bar and Kitchen.  The FSU will be providing free and tasty appetizers, from 5pm on, to help members come together in fellowship, and to celebrate all the work of this past year.  Partners and allies welcome! (Savin Bar and Kitchen is located at 112 Savin Hill Avenue, Dorchester, directly across the street from the Savin Hill Red Line MBTA stop, and walkable from campus.) 

Marlene Kim

Faculty Staff Union President, and

Professor

Department of Economics

FSU annual meeting this Wednesday at noon

4/30/2018

Dear Colleagues,

The FSU Annual Meeting will be this Wednesday, May 2nd at noon in Wheatley, 2nd floor, Classroom 0198.  We will serve you pizza! 

This is an opportunity to update you on what is going on, receive your feedback, and talk about your areas of concern and what the FSU should be working on.  The items to be considered include the FSU budget, bargaining, and the Mount Ida acquisition.  Please attend and give us your thoughts. 

Contact the FSU to see the agenda and the proposed budget.  See you soon! 

Retirement session - NTT Contract Service Purchase (Buyback) Massachusetts State Retirement System

4/23/2018

Dear NTT Colleagues,

You should have received the following notice (see below) from the Administration about joint UMB and MTA retirement workshops being held tomorrow and Wednesday of this week, along with additional UMB HR retirement workshops starting May 1st. We encourage you to attend.

If you are an FSU/MTA union member in good standing and are unable to attend one of the sessions below please contact us so that we may put you in touch with Ed McCourt, the MTA retirement specialist, for further consultation.

Picket on Tuesday at 8:30 am at the BHE

4/19/2018

Dear Colleague,

Please join us at 1 Ashburton Place in Boston on Tuesday:   

►Mount Ida acquisition:  

FSU Executive Committee Statement on UMB Centers and Institutes

4/19/2018

The following statement was approved by the FSU Executive Committee on 4/18/2018:

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