Union Information

Unless excluded due to managerial, supervisory, or confidential employment status, Exempt Employees, Nonexempt Employees and Sworn Police Officers at FSU are represented by the following labor unions:

  • AFSCME Contact Information

    AFSCME MD
    511 E Franklin Street
    Hagerstown, MD  21740
    866-665-2895
    Fax: 3001-665-2953
    www.afscme.org

    AFSCME Office on the FSU campus is located in the Stangle Building, Room 137

    Email: AFSCMELocal239@gmail.com

    Union Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm – 1:00pm*

    Lane Center Room 111

    (*Meetings are also available virtually via Zoom)

  • AFSCME FSU Officers, Executive Board and Trustees

    Local 239 Officers

    • President: Blair Knouse                  Compton  x3131
    • Vice President: William Shaffer    Stangle  x4125
    • Treasurer: Cody Parsons              Stangle  x4250
    • Secretary: Stephanie Sindy          Hitchins  x4212

    Executive Board at Large

    • Brian Lang                                  Gira Center  x4416
    • Tim Riley                                    Stangle  x4741 
    • Matt Briskey                              CCIT 123E  x4779

    Trustees

    • Tammy Shockey             Frampton  x4008
    • Melanie Lombardi                            Gira Center  x3011
    • Connie Capacchione                        Gira Center  x3049

     

     

  • Collective Bargaining Update

    AFSCME - Nonexempt Employees

    Frostburg State University and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees have a three year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU is effective from September 15, 2017 to June 30, 2019.

    AFSCME - Exempt Employees

    Frostburg State University and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees have a three year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU is effective from June 22, 2018 to June 22, 2021.

    Sworn Police Officers

    Frostburg State University and the Fraternal Order of Police - Lodge 147 have a three year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU is effective from December 14, 2018 to December 13, 2021.

  • Definitions for Managerial, Supervisory and Confidential Employees

    Managerial Employee

    A managerial employee is an employee who is engaged predominantly in executive and management functions; or charged with the responsibility of directing the effectuation of management policies and practices.

    Supervisory Employee

    A supervisory employee is an employee who has authority to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline other employees, or to adjust their grievances, or effectively to recommend such action, if, in connection with the foregoing, the exercise of such authority is not of a merely routine or clerical nature but requires the use of independent judgment.

    Confidential Employee

    A confidential employee is an employee who has access to confidential or discretionary information, which means information regarding (A) legal advise, (B) the development of policy or procedures pertaining to labor/employee relations, or (C) budget formulation and implementation.

    • whose functional responsibilities or knowledge concerning labor/employee relations makes the employee's membership in an employee organization incompatible with the employee's duties; · or,
    • who performs the functions of a secretary/administrative assistant/executive administrative assistant to a chancellor, president, vice chancellor, vice president, provost or dean.
Collective Bargaining Agreements: