Activism

Bargaining Update, Health Care Increases, FSU Statement

3/6/17

Dear Colleague,

The FSU has been busy.  Here’s an update:

► Bargaining Update:  Given the budget crisis, the administration has been unwilling to agree to proposals that cost money.  Hence they will not consider a research intensive semester for junior faculty and increased longevity pay.  They want many changes in the contract that you need to know about.  Please click here for more details.  

Survey on budget cuts and lobby day this Wednesday

Dear Colleague,

We will compile and share this information with the UMass Boston community. No individual names or other identifying information will be shared. 

We will use this information along with a coalition of students and unions at UMass Boston to fight budget cuts on this campus.

Updates From the FSU

2/10/17

Dear Colleague,

Welcome back to campus for those of you who are returning.  For those of you who are new, welcome to UMass Boston.  This is what is going on:

  Please take the FSU bargaining survey. It was sent on Tuesday, Feb. 7th with the subject:  ‘Your input is needed for bargaining.’ Because it is being sent by a third party, you may have received a notice saying that it failed the fraud detector test.  It is legitimate!  Please take it!  A reminder notice will be sent today. 

Send statements to prevent your health care costs from increasing

2/2/17

Dear Colleague,

The Group Insurance Commission (GIC) heard from members across the state yesterday, all of us opposing them for the health care cost increases they want to impose on us.  These include:

ACTIVIST ALERT: Call your senators today to oppose Labor Secretary Nominee

2/1/17

Today is a national call in day against Secretary of Labor Nominee Puzder. 

Donald Trump’s nominee for Labor Secretary—fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder— made his name opposing meaningful increases to the minimum wage and overtime as he ran a fast food conglomerate.  Puzder will make workplaces worse and place the interests of corporations above the interests of working families.

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