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 […]
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Memorandum of Agreement – Salary Increases
Access the Memorandum of Agreement Regarding Salary Increases, signed on 9/22/2021.
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 […]
A Message to Students from the Emerson Staff Union
Originally posted on November 24, 2020.
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? […]
The Leadership Team meets every Thursday at SEIU (145 Tremont Street) from 12:00-1:00. All members are welcome to attend. We want to hear from you!
Weekly Dispatch 5-18-18
SAVE THE DATE! All members are encouraged to vote to ratify the contract on May 31. The vote will take place on campus and the time frame and location will be announced soon. An email will be sent the week of May 21 with the full contract and an abbreviated version for you to look […]
Weekly Dispatch 5-11-18
At the union negotiations meeting yesterday, which President Pelton attended, management submitted numerous counter proposals, including compensation, benefits, parental leave, and performance evaluation. The union accepted the proposals, which means we have tentatively agreed on our first contract! The union negotiations team would like to thank our fellow members for all of the support you’ve […]
Weekly Dispatch 5-4-18
May the 4th be with you! The union held a rally outside of Ansin on May 1, at which President Pelton was in attendance. After multiple speeches, the union presented Pelton with our online petition, which has more than 1,000 signatures. Pelton has accepted the union’s invitation to attend the May 10 negotiations meeting. The […]
Weekly Dispatch 4-27-18
Thanks to everyone who joined us at the coffee break action before negotiations yesterday! We had a productive meeting; we reached a tentative agreement (TA’d) on Credit for Past Service, which is an article that allows former temporary workers who join the union to get credit for the hours they worked as temps and also […]