By Iris Jenkins, PSU member
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.
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.