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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.

 Steve Striffler, President

 fsu@umb.edu

 

The Point: Main Channels and Back Channels

7/27/20

Greetings, Colleagues!

UMass Budget and Board of Trustees

7/21/2020

Dear FSU Members,

PLEASE SIGN - MTA Petition for Safe Fall 20 Higher Ed Opening

7/20/2020

Dear FSU Members,

If you haven’t yet signed the MTA petition calling for a safe, equitable, layoff-free reopening of our campuses please do:

The Point: Doings and Undoings

7/20/2020

Greetings, Colleagues!

Fall Teaching – Course Caps and the Question of Modalities

7/16/2020

Dear FSU Members,

Below is (hopefully) clarification on two issues that faculty have raised:

TOMORROW: State-Wide Town Hall on Higher Ed

7/15/2020

Dear FSU Members,

Just a reminder and slight time change on Town Hall (starts at 4:30, not 4:00)

Two immediate asks:

1)  Please sign and distribute this petition calling for a safe, equitable, layoff-free reopening of our campuses:

Join us this Friday for an important NTT organizing meeting! (July 17 3-4pm)

7/15/2020

Dear NTT colleagues,

Thanks to all of you who joined via Zoom last Friday afternoon, to help us keep connected and keep supporting our NTT colleagues at UMB.  There is much work to be done!  

We'll meet again this week on Friday, July 17 from 3-4pm, and hope to see you there! (contact the FSU office for Zoom info)

Bargaining Update

7/14/2020

Dear FSU Members,

We started main table bargaining last Friday.  The FSU core bargaining team was there, along with—for the very first time!—30 additional FSU members, who attended as part of our expanded team.  It was really exciting to bargain with administration knowing that our members were in the Zoom room with us, holding it down throughout and ready to caucus with us at a moment’s notice.

We presented five proposals to administration, based on your feedback this past Fall and Spring:   

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