January 24, 2019: Title IX Update

Thank you to all the graduate students and members of the TAA who turned out to the Title IX comment writing parties this week. Together we contributed to the 70,000+ comments that the DeVos-run Department of Education must address before tearing apart Title IX. Lets keep the pressure on and work to maintain protections against…

Mandatory Fees Update: January 17

Stewards’ Council met on January 17th to share strategies for improving our departments and to discuss our organizing plans for the coming semester. We want to continue working toward receiving better pay, covering mandatory fees, and rescinding international student fees. We can collectively do something about these working conditions! Working groups are currently developing messaging…

Anti-Foxconn Update: Jan 16

The Anti-Foxconn Caucus met to strategize around upcoming events concerning Foxconn’s presence on the UW campus, as well as our broader goals for organizing, media, and outreach. We will begin preparing questions for the upcoming Board of Regents meeting, as well as coordinating with other TAA committees to ensure graduate student concerns are addressed. In…