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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.



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 30 so they can change their minds.

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.




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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. 

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


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:


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

11/17/2020 BHE-APA COVID MOA

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


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

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

MSCA attachment: COVID-19 health and safety


12/11/2020 MOA on extension of vacation cap



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


 

 

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