TAA Sanctuary Resolution

University of Wisconsin–Madison Teaching Assistants’ Association (TAA) Sanctuary Union Resolution WHEREAS the TAA stands in solidarity with all workers, particularly the most vulnerable among us; and WHEREAS the TAA represents all UW–Madison graduate students and is committed to fighting for economic and racial justice for UW–Madison graduate students, both in the workplace and beyond; and…

The UW Worker Bill of Rights

THE UW WORKER BILL OF RIGHTS: STANDARDS FOR THE WORKERS WHO MAKE PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION WORK IN WISCONSIN Drafted by the American Federation of Teachers-Wisconsin Higher Education Council Preamble The Constitution of the State of Wisconsin provides for “the establishment of a state university at or near the seat of state government, and for connecting…

Graduates pack 7th GAPP meeting asking for benefits.

Graduate assistants from across campus packed this week’s Graduate Assistants Policies and Procedures (GAPP) meeting, which focused primarily on benefits. In light of the state legislature’s decision to remove domestic partner benefits from state group health plans, nearly 30 graduate students offered testimony on how the change in benefits affects them, and put pressure on…

Campus Antifascist Network

From http://campusantifascistnetwork.com/: “Fascists have used “free speech” as a façade for attacking faculty who have stood in solidarity with students against the threat that these organizations and individuals pose, and as an excuse to march and organize around slogans drawn directly from “blood and soil” rhetoric of Nazi Germany. White supremacists like Richard Spencer have…