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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.

 Steve Striffler, President

 fsu@umb.edu

 

REMINDER: FSU Survey for Graduate Program Directors- Deadline Tomorrow (Thursday, 6/17)

6/16/2021

Dear Members,

Below is a link to a very short survey for current and past Graduate Program Directors (everyone else can ignore).  The FSU is trying to get a better sense of GPD job responsibilities and compensation across the university.  It is easy and will take about 5 minutes to fill out.   

If this applies to you, and you haven’t filled out the survey already, please do so by the end of the day tomorrow (Thursday, 6/17).

FSU Survey for Graduate Program Directors

6/11/2021

Dear Members,

Below is a link to a very short survey for current and past Graduate Program Directors (everyone else can ignore).  The FSU is trying to get a better sense of GPD job responsibilities and compensation across the university.  It is easy and will take about 5 minutes to fill out.    (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for survey information).

Thanks,

Steve Striffler

FSU President

Rally for Striking Nurses in Worcester on Saturday, June 12 at noon

6/9/2021

Dear Members,

The nurses need our union support!

Join Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Jim McGovern and St. Vincent Hospital nurses for a Solidarity Rally in Worcester on Saturday, June 12 at noon at the Nurse's Strike Headquarters, 11 E. Central Street, Worcester as nurses fight to protect patients from unsafe staffing conditions.

Bargaining Update- 20-21 Recap

5/21/2021

Dear FSU Members,

We thought the end of the semester would be a good time to provide an outline of where things stand in the bargaining process.  For previous bargaining updates see here, but for a broad re-cap continue reading!

Thursday FSU Forum on Fall Semester Opening

5/12/2021

 

 (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for registration information).

REMINDER: Bargaining Invite – Wednesday, May 12 – 1-3pm

5/11/2021

Dear FSU Members,

We invite you – as members of the FSU bargaining team – to our next bargaining session on Wednesday, May 12th, 1-3pm.  (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for registration information).

CIT Forum on Immigrant/International Faculty

5/10/2021

Dear Members,

The FSU writes to alert you to an important CIT Forum on Immigrant/International Faculty taking place tomorrow, Tuesday, May 11th, from 1-2:30pm.

This workshop will facilitate a discussion on how international staff, students, and faculty can be better supported at UMB.   Please join this important conversation.

Steve Striffler

FSU President

REMINDER: Future of Healey Library – Tuesday Forum, 10:30-11:30

5/10/2021

Please join us for a Campus Forum on the Future of Healey Library – TOMORROW (Tuesday), May 11th from 10:30 to 11:30

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