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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

SEIU members hold up Valentines cards inviting staff members to an event on Feb. 14. Tivara Tanudjaja

Emerson Staff Union begins first targeted organizing effort

By Dana Gerber
Published February 8, 2020

The Emerson Staff Union passed out nearly 60 handwritten invitations to a Valentine’s Day meet-and-greet event to staff members in non-unionized...

About 70 staff union members lined the hallway elbow-to-elbow on the lower level of the Max Mutchnick Campus Center while college administrators entered room L-151 for a contract negotiation with the union’s bargaining committee in April. Chris Van Buskirk / Beacon Archive.

College rolls out demands from staff union

By Maya Gacina
Published October 10, 2018

The college began distributing the demands and benefits listed in the collective bargaining agreement or contract with Emerson’s staff union after ratification...

Union members wore picture frames featuring descriptions of the issues they face. Photo courtesy of Estelle Ticktin

Union members invite prospective students to picture themselves working at Emerson

By Max Reyes
Published 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...

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