For more information and updates on MassArt's response to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, please visit massart.edu/coronavirus. Please review the Technology department operations during Coronavirus-COVID-19 pandemic wiki article for information on access to Technology department facilities and services. Please submit technical issues and service requests to the help desk web customer portal, via email at helpdesk@massart.edu, or via phone 617.879.7888.
Page tree

Versions Compared

Key

  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

Notification regarding retirement and separation incentive programs, 2/2021

For MSCA:

BHE and MSCA agreed upon a 2021 Voluntary Retirement/Separation Program. Massachusetts College of Art and Design will be participating in this program. The college is providing a minimum of $150,000 to fund this program. The terms, deadlines and eligibility requirements are outlined in the attached agreement. 

Here are some important deadlines:

• Unit members must inform MassArt in writing by March 1, 2021 of their intent to retire or separate from the college. 

• If a unit member does so, they can still revoke that notification of intent in writing by April 1, 2021 so we encourage anyone who is considering separation in accordance with this agreement to send a notification by March 1, 2021. Confirmation of eligibility and other details can occur before April 1 so they can change their minds.

View file
nameFinal MOA (MSCA and DHE signed) Feb 8 2021 executed by parties.PDF
height250

View file
nameErip 2021 Exhibit A MSCA updated Feb 5 2021.DOC
height250



For APA:

BHE and APA agreed upon a 2021 Voluntary Retirement/Separation Program (“the Program”). Massachusetts College of Art and Design will be participating in the Program. The college is providing a minimum of $150,000 to fund this Program. The terms, deadlines and eligibility requirements are outlined in the attached agreement.

Here are some important deadlines:

• Unit members must notify MassArt in writing by April 1, 2021 of their intent to retire or separate from the College.

• If an eligible unit member does so, they can still revoke that notification of intent in writing by April 30, 2021 so we encourage anyone who is considering separation in accordance with this agreement to send a notification by April 1, 2021. Confirmation of eligibility and other details can occur before April 1 30 so they can change their minds.

View file
nameSU ERIP APA MOA signed APA and DHE (1).pdfFeb 2021.pdf
height250

View file
nameAPA ERIP Feb 2021 RELEASE.DOC
height250

For AFSCME:

BHE and AFSCME agreed upon a 2021 Voluntary Retirement/Separation Program (“the Program”). Massachusetts College of Art and Design will be participating in the Program. The college is providing a minimum of $150,000 to fund this Program. The terms, deadlines and eligibility requirements are outlined in the attached agreement.

Here are some important deadlines:

• Unit members must inform MassArt in writing by March 1, 2021of their intent to retire or separate from the College.

• If an eligible unit member does so, they can still revoke that notification of intent in writing by April 1, 2021 so we encourage anyone who is considering separation in accordance with this agreement to send a notification by March 1, 2021. Confirmation of eligibility and other details can occur before April 1 so they can change their minds.

View file
nameSU ERIP AFSCME MOA Final.pdf
height250

View file
nameSU ERIP AFSCME ERIP release (2) Feb 8 2021.doc
height250




end of special news section

###


------------------------------------------------------
The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education negotiates four collective bargaining agreements which affect state universities. These contracts are available on the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Website.


AFSCME:

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 1067, Council 93,  AFL-CIO
Steward, unit I: Alice Stanne alice.stanne@massart.edu, (617) 879-7303
Steward, unit II: Craig Evans cevans@massart.edu, (617) 879-7932

The collective bargaining agreement by and between the Board of Higher Education and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) covers the period from July 1,2017 to June 30, 2020.

AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement

10/7/2020 MOA on extending the contract one year: 7/1/2020-6/30/2021. 

View file
nameAfscme CBA 2020-2021 Signed TA OneYearExtension.pdf
height250

11/23/2020 MOA on extension of new vacation cap:

View file
nameAFSCME executed vacation carryover 2020 11.pdf
height250


APA:

Association of Professional Administrators, MTA/NEA
Chapter president:Susan McNeil, smcneil@massart.edu, (617) 879-7456
Membership officer: Lucas Dean, ldean@massart.edu, (617) 879-7940

The collective bargaining agreement by and between the Board of Higher Education and the Association of Professional Administrators (APA) covers the period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020.

APA Collective Bargaining Agreement


January 2021 - new Appendix K in the contract:

View file
nameAppendix K - Position Characteristics of APA Unit Positions.DOCX
height250


12/9/2020 MOA on extension of vacation cap:

View file
nameAPA MOA vacation cap 2020 12 09.pdf
height250

11/17/2020 BHE-APA COVID MOA

View file
nameBHE-APA COVID MoA.DOCX
height250

11/17/2020 Remote Work Arrangement Policy (for post-COVID era)

View file
nameRemote Work Arrangement Policy Final 2020 11 17.DOC
height250


MSCA: 

Massachusetts State College Association, MTA/NEA
Chapter president: Kathryn Riel, kriel@massart.edu, (617) 879-7112

MSCA Collective Bargaining Agreement: 7/1/2017-6/30/2020

View file
nameMSCA 7 1 2017 to 6 30 2020.pdf
height250

MSCA one-year extension: 7/1/2021-6/30/2020

View file
nameMSCA 1yr extension to June 30 2021.PDF
height250

MSCA attachment: COVID-19 health and safety

View file
nameBHE and MSCA Health and Safety MOA-COVID 19 (Executed).PDF
height250


12/11/2020 MOA on extension of vacation cap

View file
nameMSCA Day MOU--vacation leave December 11, 2020.PDF
height250



DGCE:

Division of Graduate and Continuing Education, Massachusetts State College Association, MTA/NEA

The collective bargaining agreement by and between the Board of Higher Education and the DGCE/MSCA/MTA/NEA covers the period from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020.

DGCE Collective Bargaining Agreement


Livesearch

Page Tree