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Massachusetts Society of Professors

The Union of Faculty and Librarians at UMass Amherst

Union Victories

NTT Faculty testify at contract bargaining on the benefits a professional development leave could provide

The MSP is a member-driven organization in which faculty and librarians get together to decide what issues are most important to us, and then work together toward goals we identify. For example:

Our members’ solidarity and action has won important benefits for all of us. For example, when we negotiated for paid parental leave, more than a dozen MSP members testified at negotiations, and a hundred or more sent emails to the administration explaining why it was desperately needed. This type of collective action always pays off.