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,…

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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…

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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…

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students Oppose Stripping Collective Bargaining Rights and UW System

University students in Milwaukee, joined by students from Madison, rallied for collective bargaining rights and preserving the UW System Monday, March 14th. UWM United, a coalition of students, student organizations, faculty, and staff, held the “United We Stand” rally at the UW-Milwaukee campus.  The rally highlighted UWM United’s desire to preserve the UW System, secure…

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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…

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TAA Protests Lame Duck Laws

Angered by Wisconsin’s new lame-duck laws? On December 3 2018, TAA members protested at the Capitol and attended twilight hearings shortly before the legislation passed in December. But the fight isn’t over yet! The Political Education Committee is working with our sister faculty union, United Faculty and Academic Staff (UFAS) and other Madison labor groups…

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