Top Social Menu

Facebook

Advocating for Our Rights as Members
The Faculty Staff Union Exists to Promote Better Working Conditions and Protect the Wages and Rights of Our Members
Faculty Staff Union, UMass Boston
UMass Boston- Harbor Point
Speak Out Against Proposed Take-Backs!
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 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

 
 

REMINDER: FSU VP Election changes

1/22/2019

Dear FSU Member,

FSU Executive Committee Vice President John Hess has resigned from the position.

The position of Vice President is now vacant. The position is one of the Executive Committee positions up for election Spring 2019. 

Your health care premiums will increase 3 percent unless we push back

1/18/2019

Dear Colleague,

It looks like the Group Insurance Commission wants to increase your health care costs by 3% (see the info from the GIC below).  Please let them know what you think during their ‘listening tour’ before they make decisions that increase costs or reduce services (see attached flyer).

FSU VP Election changes

1/15/2019

Dear FSU Member,

FSU Executive Committee Vice President John Hess has resigned from the position.

The position of Vice President is now vacant. The position is one of the Executive Committee positions up for election Spring 2019 (see attached documents). 

Health insurance hearing next Tuesday

1/15/2019

Dear Colleague:

Happy New Year!  We hope many of you are enjoying your break.  To keep health care and parking affordable, please consider the following:

NTT Promotion Application Deadline is Monday, January 28th

1/3/2019

Dear Non Tenure Track Faculty Member,

For NTTs eligible to apply for promotion this academic year, the deadline to apply is the first day of the Spring 19 semester—Monday, January 28, 2019.

For more information on the NTT promotion application process see Article 21.12 of the contract as well as the primer on NTT contract rights on the FSU website.

Parking MOA Ratification Vote Result

12/14/2018

Dear FSU members,

Voting on the ratification of the Parking Memorandum of Agreement ended at 10AM today.

The results are:

YES   206  52%   

NO    190  47%

Number of members who voted was 396 which is 52% of eligible voters.

The Elections Committee thanks all members for voting. 

Sofya Aptekar, Sociology

Caroline Coscia, Political Science

Check out the FSU Blog

Ratification Vote Reminder. Voting closes Friday 10AM.

12/13/2018

Dear FSU members,

The FSU Parking Memorandum of Agreement ratification vote is coming to a close. Voting will conclude at 10AM  on Friday, December 14th .

Your ballot was sent to you by Ballotbin, which is the  software we use for our elections. In a few cases, the emailed ballot  was directed by members’ email providers into spam, promotions, or junk folders, so make sure to check those.

FSU Executive Committee Spring 19 Election Schedule

12/11/2018

Faculty Staff Union

Executive Committee Spring Election

Announcement

The Faculty Staff Union (FSU) is a member driven union that represents faculty and librarians.

Vote yes on parking fee

12/11/2018

Dear FSU Member,

The bargaining team recommends a yes vote on the parking agreement.  Here’s why, as well as answers to some questions we have been getting: 

Parking agreement ratification delayed until this Monday, 12/10/18

12/7/18

Dear FSU Member,

The FSU Executive Committee at its meeting of Wednesday, December 5, 2018, voted to postpone the start date of voting on the ratification of the Parking Memorandum of Agreement from Friday, December 7th to Monday December 10th.   There is no change to the date and time voting concludes.

The Election Committee is hereby informing you that ratification voting will open on Monday, December 10th at 11AM and end on Friday, December 14th at 10AM.

Pages

Subscribe to Front page feed