TAA-Hosted AGEL Schedule

Here’s where you’ll find a copy of the schedule for the 2010 spring conference of the Alliance of Graduate Employee Locals (AGEL), which the TAA is hosting this Thursday through Saturday. If you’re planning on attending sessions or workshops, please let us know at taa@taa-madison.org. Thursday [Organizing Day — Meet at TAA Office]12:30 PM –…

Hosting the Spring 2010 AGEL Conference

On May 21-23, the TAA will be hosting on campus the 2010 conference of the Alliance of Graduate Employee Locals (AGEL). AGEL is the grouping of all the AFT-affiliated grad student worker union locals, like the TAA, from all around the country. At the conference, we will have workshops, plenary discussions and presentations, and education…

Vote Now: No New Seg Fees!

Fellow Grad Student Workers: Today is the day and now is the time to vote No New Seg Fees! Segregated fees are already over $1,000 per year. The seg fee increase referendum would hike them another 10%. Click here to go to the ASM website, on which you can cast your vote against the seg…

No New Seg Fees Campaign Activity

This week as well as over Spring Break, we have a lot going on with our No New Seg Fees! campaign. Now is the time for you to plug in to help us keep building this campaign to be successful come April 12-14. When we win, we’ll not only stop an increase in our seg…

Contract Up on Our Website, To Be Distributed

After some delay, we now have in our hands the “official” contract that covers TAA-represented grad student workers. We have posted it on our website for everyone. Soon enough (eventually), the UW administration will distribute printed versions of the contract to the various departments throughout the university. But in the meantime, feel free to refer…

No New Seg Fees! Online Petition

As part of our No New Seg Fees! campaign, we are circulating a petition among UW students. The idea behind the petition is to identify students who will pledge to vote “NO” on the seg fee increase referendum on April 12-14. We are circulating the petition through a variety of channels. When we are out…