Union Statement Regarding Campus Events

April 30, 2024 The Emerson Staff Union-Local 888 SEIU joins our campus in expressing grief, mourning, disappointment, and pain resulting from the egregious and violent response by police to our students, staff, and faculty on April 25, 2024. Emerson students protesting for justice in Palestine have been arrested twice in as many months for nonviolent […]

Emerson Staff Union Demonstration Demands Cost-of-Living Adjustment, Equitable Conditions

By Adri Pray and Hannah Nguyen / “Conversation about the staff union buzzed Thursday morning as faculty members entered the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym for the 2022 Faculty Institute. Many people donned “I support the Emerson staff union” stickers on their shirts or read fliers outlining where the staff union is stuck in […]

2021 Fundraisers

The Emerson College Staff Union believes that Black Lives Matter, that police violence against Black and Brown communities must stop, that racism is systemic and must be dismantled. In honor of Juneteenth, we’re calling on our members to support and uplift two organizations who do important work in our communities: League of Women for Community […]

Leadership’s Response to Current and Ongoing Systemic Racism

Dear Friends, Here we are. Once again searching for the right words, the right way to feel to overcome hopelessness and fear. This is the second time in a matter of months that we are moved to write to you about racism that is hurting our community and our nation. Do we keep it professional? […]