Bring your work to Bascom to show admin who really runs the University! Segregated fees and international student fees are a major hardship for graduate workers. Admin’s “fees first, grads second” policy needs to go. Join us Thursday to demand a change! The TAA is organizing a “work-in” demonstration in Bascom Hall to showcase the often invisible…Details
On Thursday March 22, over one hundred graduate workers and allies turned out to Bascom Hall to demand that UW–Madison administrators create a new mandatory fee payment policy which retains the current payment flexibility and lessens the financial burden on graduate employees by substantially remitting segregated fees. Current policy allows graduate workers the accumulation of three…Details
Your segregated fees due date is changing, and we are fighting it! Last summer the UW-Madison Bursar’s Office unilaterally decided to revise its current practice of allowing graduate workers to pay mandatory fees until after receipt of their third paycheck each semester. The revised policy will require graduate workers to pay all segregated fees each…Details
The TAA has been meeting with administration over the last year to develop recommendations for a new Graduate Assistant Policies and Procedures (GAPP) Handbook, to replace our 2009 Contract. We have not reached consensus on graduate worker policies and procedures, including: Health benefits, including domestic partner and transgender health Family leave plan and sick days…Details
TAA Endorsements! After the Wisconsin Spring Primary Election, the Political Education Committee sent out questionnaires to candidates in all contested races on Madison ballots. Based on the responses, membership approved a list of candidates for TAA endorsement at Tuesday’s general membership meeting. The TAA encourages members, when possible, to participate in local GOTV efforts in support of…Details
We’re proud to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and their allies against the DAPL! The resolution was passed at the TAA’s General Membership Meeting on October 19, 2016. You can read the entire resolution below or click here for the PDF version: TAA #NoDAPL Resolution.