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…

Membership Dues Collection Party April 14th

Join us Thursday, April 14th at the Knapp House to renew your TAA membership and celebrate your union. RSVP on Facebook here. WHAT: LIVE MUSIC, BOOZY AND NON-BOOZY DRINKS, SNACKS, MERRIMENT, and DUES COLLECTIN’ PARTY WHEN: THURSDAY, APRIL 14 2011 from 5pm to 8pm WHERE: KNAPP HOUSE (130 E. Gilman Street) In order to pay…

E-Board to Chancellor: "Respect shared governance."

The E-board composed a letter to Chancellor Martin in which we express our disappointment with her use of her position to advocate for Governor Walker’s Budget Bill proposals related to UW-Madison and UW System. We call for her to “refrain from sending campus-wide communications advocating for a position on Governor Walker’s Budget Bill before shared…

Vote Today

Voting in the Spring Elections is incredibly important. We know that elections have consequences. We know that our votes matter. Cast your ballot today — and bring your friends with you to the polls. You can register at the polls. To find out anything that you need to know about registration info, your polling place,…

Political Mobilization for April 5th Elections

We all know what’s at stake in Wisconsin politics these days. Scott Walker, The Fitzgerald Brothers, and their right-wing sponsors like the Koch Brothers and M&I Bank are trying to eliminate unions and gut all social wages for working people, like healthcare, education and human services. But we can fight back at the ballot box…

Vote Now in ASM Elections!

ASM elections are going on from now until March 30. Vote now for candidates who will defend the Wisconsin Idea and affordable public education. Vote at http://www.asm.wisc.edu. TAA Endorsements YES on the resolution to continue to fund the United Council Graduate School Michael Billeaux Zach DeQuattro Nancy Rydberg Lenora Hanson Karen Scott (write-in) Jeremiah Yahn…