Vote on Dues Change

At the March 30, 2011 membership meeting, members approved a dramatically reduced budget for the upcoming year. Accordingly, membership also voted to approve a change to the dues structure that would be set dues for members at per capita dues rate + $10. We are forced to make this change to the dues structure we…

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…

Join the TAA Publicity Committee

Can’t stop reading and tweeting news about the ongoing political saga in Wisconsin? Are you interested in spreading the word about how awesome the TAA’s organizing efforts are? Then join the Publicity Committee (aka Communications Team). We are currently looking for folks to help with website and social media updates, writing blog posts and press…

Rally honors King’s fight

The University of Wisconsin Teaching Assistants’ Association held a brief gathering atop Bascom Hill Monday featuring two campus unions and Rev. Jesse Jackson before marching down State Street to the Capitol building where a rally commemorated Martin Luther King Jr.’s death and his fight for workers’ rights. A group of roughly 50 protesters consisting of…

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…

TAA PAC Endorses Parisi

Madison, WI — On Thursday, the Teaching Assistants’ Association Political Action Committee (TAA PAC) announced an endorsement of Representative Joe Parisi in his campaign to serve as the next Dane County Executive. Citing his proven track record of progressive advocacy standing up for working families, TAA PAC proudly called upon its members to cast a…