Recap of the 2017 EMMA User Conference

The EMMA team couldn’t have asked for anything more at the first annual EMMA User Conference. We had attendees representing 20 Locals across the United States–all gathering under the same mission–to improve the lives of working class Americans throughout the nation. Our attendees were extremely engaged; they asked great questions and brought up great discussion …

UFCW Local 1995 Reaches 11,000 Members For First Time in History

This post has been repurposed from an original article on PRWeb.  This summer, United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 1995 added over 3,000 new members in just six weeks, increasing their membership from 48% to 66%. This growth in union representation means added bargaining power for the members of Local 1995 and increased political contributions …

EMMA 2.1.12 Release Notes

Below is a list of new, updated, and fixed features in EMMA Version 2.1.12, which became available on September 13, 2017. New Users are now alerted inside of EMMA when their internet connection has dropped. On the add or edit Grievance view, EMMA now displays a “Loading Contracts” notice while the page is loading. Fields …

EMMA 2.1 Release Notes

Below is a list of new, updated, and fixed features in EMMA Version 2.1, which became available on August 30, 2017. New Performance of background workflows has been improved to cut import times in half on average Infinite Scroll has been added to all list views so that additional records automatically load when you reach …

5 Reasons You Can’t Miss The EMMA User Conference

Conferences are known for dull sessions, lame food, and lackluster takeaways. We want to make sure The EMMA User Conference conference is the exact opposite. Maybe you’ve already registered for the conference or maybe you’re still debating whether or not you should attend. Either way, keep reading to see everything we’re planning to make sure …

3 Best Practices for Member Servicing

The first half of the 2017 I spent travelling the country demoing EMMA to UFCW locals in Washington, Minnesota and Kentucky. While each local had their own set of unique challenges they were trying to solve, they all shared one common desire–to service their membership better. Let’s take a look at three ways that EMMA …

You’ve Just Implemented EMMA. Now What?

One of the final components of an EMMA implementation is an onsite training where Reps and Admins come together to get trained on how EMMA will be used on a daily basis. While this training may signal the end of an implementation–it is just the beginning of a larger cultural shift. In talking with leadership …

Largest EMMA Training To Date with Local 75

In early June, two members from the EMMA Team travelled from our home base of Austin, Texas up to Dayton, Ohio to complete a training of UFCW Local 75’s employees who will be using EMMA. With around thirty employees in the room, it was EMMA’s largest group training to date. First, Local 75’s Union Reps were trained …