GAPP Update: Nov 8th Meeting

At the November 8 GAPP committee meeting, we reviewed the language in Section 1 of the grievance procedure with administrators. Graduate assistants have several rights and freedoms when filing a grievance including the right to representation and the freedom from retaliation. Yet, we know that many GAs hesitate before voicing workplace concerns because they fear…

GAPP Update: Nov 1st Meeting

Members of the TAA bargaining team met again with UW administration to discuss the grievance procedure for graduate workers, which will be adopted into the Graduate Assistants Policies and Procedures handbook. During the meeting, the TAA emphasized the importance of creating a policy that is clear, accessible, accommodating, and helpful to graduate workers facing grievable…