TAA endorses Benji Ramirez Gomez for Madison Common Council, District 2

Statement on the TAA Endorsement of Benji Ramirez Gomez for Madison Common Council, District 2 The Teaching Assistants’ Association endorsed Benji Ramirez Gomez in their race for Madison Common Council District 2 alder during our February General Membership Meeting. Ramirez Gomez grew up on Madison’s Northside, was introduced to city politics through the protest community,…

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TAA Endorses Rebecca Kemble for Madison Common Council, District 18

Statement on the TAA Endorsement of Rebecca Kemble for Madison Common Council, District 18 The Teaching Assistants’ Association endorsed Rebecca Kemble in her race for Madison Common Council alder during our January Membership Meeting. In her public statements and voting record, Alder Kemble has demonstrated her commitment to environmental justice, public housing and transit, and…

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TAA Executive Board Letter to Randi Weingarten Urging Support of Dr. William Spriggs for Secretary of Labor

Teaching Assistants’ Association | 520 University Avenue, Suite 220, Madison, WI 53703 | taa-madison.org Dear Ms. Weingarten, On January 20, 2021, Joseph R. Biden Jr. will be inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States. President-Elect Biden has the monumental task of restoring a functional government following four years of incompetence under Donald Trump.…

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TAA Passes Resolution Supporting Wisconsin Voices’ Workers

At our November Membership Meeting, the Teaching Assistants’ Association passed a resolution supporting the staff of Wisconsin Voices as they face the retaliation and unilateral decisions of their management. Read the stories of Wisconsin Voices Workers here: https://www.facebook.com/WisconsinVoicesWorkers Link for donations to support the Wisconsin Voices Workers fired by management: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-wisconsin-voices-workers Statement by the TAA:…

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TAA Passes Resolution Opposing the DHS Proposed Rule Changes to Visa Status

Whereas the US Department of Homeland Security published a proposed rule to eliminate duration of status for F students and their dependents, J exchange visitors and their dependents, and I media representatives in the Federal Register on Friday, September 25, 2020; Whereas this rule would limit the admission period for international students from duration of…

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