Cut the Contract AND Drop the Charges!

Chancellor Ward still refuses to cut the contract with Palermo’s Pizza, which is in violation of UW’s Labor Code of Conduct, but when students peacefully occupied his office in protest, he had them arrested. They are now being charged with several counts of non-academic misconduct. This is a double standard, selective enforcement of rules at…

TAA members are Fighting Forward!

Fighting Forward 2013: A Labor and Working Class Summit June 12-15, Madison College Downtown Campus, Madison, WI A Working Class Studies Association national conference, hosted by the Labor and Working Class Studies Project The Fighting Forward conference brings together labor leaders, researchers, and community activists from all over the country every year. The conference is…

Pay Us Back!

Send an email to Vice Chancellor Darrell Bazzell  demanding a raise for graduate employees It’s not just you. Grad employee earnings are getting tougher and tougher to survive on. Between the ever-climbing seg fees, our growing health care contributions, and our stagnant wages, grad students at UW Madison have LOST money — to the tune…

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.

 

Public Schools in Race to Bottom

With Chicago public school teachers on strike, there are 350,000 students out of class, causing critics to question educators’ commitment to the children they are supposed to serve. But long before the strike, Chicago’s schoolchildren, like their peers across the nation and around the world, have felt the brunt of education policy that demands that…