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 […]
Originally posted on November 24, 2020.
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or 617 949-9720 Emerson staff accuse management of making unilateral […]