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 […]

Weekly Dispatch 4-13-18

Hello, members! As negotiations speed up, we’re going to start doing short weekly updates in the private Facebook group and this website. If you’re not already a member of the Facebook group, email Estelle at eticktin@gmail.com to get added. So on to the news: we had a negotiations meeting with the College on April 11 […]

Union Members Invite Prospective Students to Picture Themselves Working at Emerson

by Max Reyes via The Berkeley Beacon / “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.”

Negotiation Meeting Update 12-19-2017

Management came to the table with counter proposals on the following: Compensation Benefits (in parts) Work Hours and Duties Reductions in Force and Recall We submitted one counter proposal: Performance Evaluation We were able to come to an agreement on: Discipline and Discharge We believe the action we’ve taken in the past few weeks helped speed things […]

NEW: Proposal for Staff Diversity and Inclusion

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 […]