by Max Reyes, Beacon Staff – February 28, 2018/ “Members of the college’s staff union gathered outside of the Cutler Majestic Theatre on Saturday morning wearing stylized picture frames around their necks to raise awareness of the issues they face among students visiting the college for Picture Yourself at Emerson Day.”
Management came to the table with 5 proposals: Job Review Sick Bank Highlights Diversity and Inclusion Staff Teaching Compensation Work Hours and Duties We submitted 3 counterproposals: Credit for Past Service Union Security and Management Rights Compensation
By Max Reyes, Beacon Staff – December 7, 2017/ “‘In spite of stalling tactics… we’re not going to get discouraged,’ Pierre Huberson, audio post production supervisor for Television, Radio, and Film and another member of the bargaining committee, said…”
Emerson’s strategy to increase the diversity of its staff is limited. We, the Emerson Staff Union, recognize that we need better diversity in our ranks, and we are fighting for it. We would like to make accountability part of the solution. We are asking the administration to regularly publish the information they collect on the diversity of our staff, similar to what they do with student data. We want the administration to share reports with Read More
Management came to the table with zero proposals. We submitted six proposals. Five counterproposals on the following: Sick Bank Highlights Compensation Parental Leave Discipline and Discharge Staff Teaching Compensation We also submitted a new proposal on Diversity and Inclusion. Next negotiations take place on 12/19/2017 at 2pm @ 145 Tremont St.
UPDATE: The Emerson staff union and the College reached a tentative agreement on May 10, 2018. Members will vote to ratify the contract on May 31. ____________________________ The negotiations committee met with management about 30 times to negotiate our first contract. The following is a list of all currently outstanding proposals. Proposals the Union is working on: We don’t owe management any counter proposals. Proposals to which the management has not yet responded: Outside Employment Read More
by Katheleen Conti, Boston Globe Staff – May 4, 2016 / “A group of about 70 Emerson College clerical, technical and professional employees voted Tuesday to form a union with the Service Employees International Union Local 888…”