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Massachusetts Society of Professors

The Union of Faculty and Librarians at UMass Amherst

Membership Meetings

The MSP holds regular general membership meetings.  The powerpoint slides from those meetings are posted below.

11/20/2020: MSP/USA/PSU/UAW Joint union meeting covering furloughs and layoffs, union solidarity plan, mutual aid and solidarity fund. member stories and a handout on how to get involved.

10/29/2020: General membership meeting covering the budget, spring planning, solidarity work, mutual aid, resolutions to defend democracy (Kevin Young), and MTA statewide plans.

10/01/2020: General membership meeting covering the spring calendar, MSP concerns, the UMass budget, staff furloughs, joint union principals, and ways to respond/what we can do to support staff.

6/30/2020: MSP contract information member meeting covering the campus reopening plan, items to continue to be negotiated, the one year contract extension, tentative agreements, workload adjustments for converting to high-quality courses online and technology and childcare support agreements.

6/23/2020: General membership meeting covering the UMass Budget, the one year contract extension, tentative agreements and what we know about the fall.

5/21/2020: UMass Unions United virtual town hall meeting with all campus unions discussing austerity myths and fighting cuts and layoffs.

4/27/2020:  Spring 2020 General Assembly membership meeting covering the UMass Budget, plans for the Fall semester, bargaining updates and information on furloughs, layoffs and unemployment insurance, the Treasurer's report, MSP/JCC budgets and MSP elections.