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? […]

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 4-20-18

Here’s your weekly union update: Our next negotiations meeting is April 26 and we’re planning on discussing compensation (pay), benefits, job review (as in a structured review of job duties), and performance evaluations. Various groups are working on proposals to present at that meeting. Also, since publishing our February newsletter, we’ve TA’d on the sick […]

Union Files Charges with National Labor Relations Board

On April 5, the Emerson staff union filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board: SEIU Local 888 25 Braintree Hill Office Park, Braintree MA 02184 www.seiu888.org Press Release For immediate release: April 5, 2018 For more information contact: Rand Wilson, rwilson@seiu888.org or 617 949-9720 Emerson staff accuse management of making unilateral […]