Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

The Emerson Staff Union is hoping to have some of their sacrificed benefits reinstated, especially for some of the at-risk staff members.

Staff Union calls for end to hiring freeze

November 4, 2021

Members of Emerson’s staff union took to the streets this week amid contract negotiations with the college, demanding the college increase hiring...

The Emerson Staff Union is hoping to have some of their sacrificed benefits reinstated, especially for some of the at-risk staff members.

Staff union petitions for overdue salary increases

September 16, 2021

Almost a year after college administrators promised to give all staff the annual 3.9 percent salary increase agreed upon during the union's 2018 collective...

A janitor working in the dorm hallway.

Overworked during pandemic, staff fight to have benefits reinstated

March 18, 2021

With inflated workloads, slashed benefits, and continuing tense negotiations with Emerson,  college staff members are nearing a breaking point—after...

Union members said Emerson’s staff is underpaid compared to other institutions.
CASSANDRA MARTINEZ / BEACON STAFF

College staff in union protest low wages

October 18, 2017

Emerson staff members held signs that read: “We love Emerson but we can’t afford to work here” outside the Dining Center as part of a protest composed...

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