SLAC, TAA Urge UW-Madison to Cut Ties With Palermo's

In the midst of the controversy surrounding the Palermo’s Pizza workers’ strike, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Teaching Assistants’ Association and the Student Labor Action Coalition released a joint resolution calling for the university to cut all ties with Palermo’s.

 

GOTV Recall Election TAA Phone Banking

The Teaching Assistant Association has set up a phone banking operation at the TAA office. in order to get out the vote among members in the final days before June 5 recall election. Saturday, May 26 from 3:00-6:00pm Wednesday, May 30 from 5:00-8:00pm Saturday, June 2 from 3:00-6:00pm Come by the TAA office to make…

Letter to Walker: Initiate Bargaining Immediately

Following the March 30, 2012, federal court ruling striking down parts of Wisconsin Act 10, ruling that the state cannot prevent public employee unions from collecting dues and cannot require they recertify annually, the TAA joined other American Federation of Teachers-Wisconsin locals in demanding that Gov. Walker initiate bargaining immediately. Below is the letter sent…

Defend Wisconsin Fund Request for Proposals

Teaching Assistants’ Association Defend Wisconsin Fund Request for Proposals August 2011 **Note: The final Defend Wisconsin proposal deadline has been changed from August 31st to September 15th.** Statement The occupation of the Wisconsin State Capitol revitalized the Wisconsin labor movement and inspired citizens from around the state to loudly protest the attacks on public sector…

TAA Resolution to Oppose the Pridemore Bill and attacks on immigrant rights in Wisconsin

Whereas, State Representative Pridemore has stated his intent to introduce an anti-immigrant bill in Wisconsin that, following the lead of Arizona’s SB1070, would legalize racial profiling by requiring law enforcement to question individuals they have “reasonable suspicion” of being undocumented about their immigration status when in the process of carrying out routine policing duties; and…

Brown Bag at Bascom, Monday, March 21

Monday, March 21 · 12:00pm – 2:00pm First floor, Rotunda, Bascom Hall RSVP on Facebook here. Gov. Walker’s budget will strip $250 million in state aid to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and reduce state aid to K-12 schools by $834 million over the next two years. This budget directly threatens the world class status of…

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students Oppose Stripping Collective Bargaining Rights and UW System

University students in Milwaukee, joined by students from Madison, rallied for collective bargaining rights and preserving the UW System Monday, March 14th. UWM United, a coalition of students, student organizations, faculty, and staff, held the “United We Stand” rally at the UW-Milwaukee campus.  The rally highlighted UWM United’s desire to preserve the UW System, secure…