• More than 200 at UMass Unions United rally
  • PSU Boston stands out for a fair contract at Integrated Science Center opening
  • University of Massachusetts Boston Campus

  • Union members at UMass Boston demand that the University pay negotiated raises and settle a fair contract with PSU.

Fight for Racial Equity

UMass Boston CORE members played equality and diversity games.
December 20, 2019

By Dan LaBonte, PSU member, and Mary Jo Connelly, PSU Boston organizer

On both the Amherst and Boston campuses, PSU’s Committee on Racial Equity (CORE) has been working to build the capacity of our union to address racial discrimination and inequality using contract language, research, and education.

PSU Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge Over Privatization of Jobs

Department of Labor Relations illustration
December 17, 2019

By Liz Smith, PSU member 

After months of stalled negotiations, in June PSU filed an unfair labor practice complaint with the state Department of Labor Relations over the issue of converting PSU positions to jobs with a private nonprofit organization. Specifically, the complaint requests that more than 20 positions currently housed under the University of Massachusetts Amherst Foundation (UMAF), the private fundraising arm of the campus, be returned to PSU.