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Protest unilateral parking fee increase and high parking fees this Tuesday

8/24/2018

Dear Colleague: 

The university has informed us that for the new West Garage, you will have to pay higher ‘interim parking rates’ of $15/day.

We will be filing charges at the Department of Labor Relations to prevent them from imposing these higher rates. We will let you know what happens.

In the meantime, oppose this action and the high parking fees this Tuesday, August 28 at 2 pm with the FSU, other campus unions, and SaveUMB at the

● Residence Hall Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Action to Oppose the Parking Fee Increase

Parking at UMB and information on tuition/fees paid on UMass campuses

8/6/2018

Dear Colleague,

I hope you are having a great summer.  Two important updates are here:

FSU Executive Committee Statement on Parking

8/1/2018

Dear Colleague,

We would like to inform you that the FSU Executive Committee has formally approved the following statement:

The FSU Executive Committee is committed to the FSU bargaining team arriving at one unified parking agreement with the CSU, PSU, and students. The FSU Executive Committee also pledges that the FSU Executive Committee, bargaining team, and members will actively participate in a campaign to reach an agreement that is beneficial to all the unions and students.

Bargaining (except parking) concluded; stay tuned for ratification

7/3/2018

Dear Colleague,

It is with great pleasure that I inform you that bargaining for your 2017-20 contract has concluded, after almost 1.5 years of bargaining, with the exception of parking.  Your contract has many benefits, including:

Contact State Reps to Support Pending Budget Amendments for UMB

6/28/2018

Dear Colleague,

Our collective action is needed to assure passage of two State Budget Amendments to support UMB!

The State House Conference Committee is still debating next year's budget. They need to hear from us so that they include our two amendments, which ensure funding for all UMB Centers & Institutes, and create a special commission to review and address UMass Boston's legacy debt. These are key pieces of the Senate budget that we want included in the final budget that is sent to Governor Baker. More information on these are attached. 

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