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

By Bailey Allen and Vivi Smilgius
Published 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...

Union members negotiating their collective bargaining agreement last semester. Photo: Beacon Archive.

College hires known union-busting law firm

By Riane Roldan
Published October 11, 2018

The college retained a new law firm for outside counsel this summer, according to college officials.   Jackson Lewis, a national law firm which specializes...

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 negotiating their collective bargaining agreement last semester. Photo: Beacon Archive.

Union staff claims college stalling negotiations

By Max Reyes
Published December 7, 2017

Between 40 and 50 college staff union members waited in the cramped hallways outside of the union’s office in 145 Tremont St. to greet Emerson administrative...

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