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…

We still heart UW: Rallying is for Lovers

Join fellow TAA members in a solidarity rally on Tuesday, February 14th to send a strong message to Gov. Walker and the Republicans that we still ♥ UW. We are calling for restoring funding for higher education in this state and collective bargaining rights for public sector workers. The march will meet in front of the…

Support Diversity at UW-Madison

The conservative Center for Equal Opportunity alleged yesterday that UW-Madison admissions policies are biased against White and Asian students. In a Capital Times article, Sara Goldrick-Rab, associate professor of education policy studies and sociology has noted inconsistencies in the data: She notes that figures available on the UW-Madison website show that “in 2007 and 2008,…

Volunteer for the Recall Efforts this Week

Wisconsin is in the mist of a historic effort to recall Republican State Senators who voted to strip us of our collective bargaining rights. There will be primaries for Democratic challengers in six districts next Tuesday, July 12th. The TAA is hosting a phone-bank to potential voters and volunteers for the upcoming recall elections. There…