UFAS campaigns to end intimidation of workers at UW-Madison

December 2017 — In the spring of 2017, members of the United Faculty and Academic Staff union (UFAS, AFT Local #223) came together to advocate for fair wages and working conditions for Faculty Assistants at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Their campaign was resoundingly endorsed by the Academic Staff Assembly, Faculty Senate, Teaching Assistants Association, and the Associated Students of Madison.

UW employees need a raise — and more

June 25, 2017 — UFAS president commends Joint Finance Committee for approving a much-needed raise for UW System employees but voices union's concerns: "The most effective way to foster loyalty to the University of Wisconsin is to give employees a modicum of job security, a voice in their workplace, and a share in the institution’s power."

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ANOTHER big win today for the Fair Pay for Faculty Assistants campaign!

April 3, 2017 — Three weeks after the UW-Madison Academic Staff Assembly overwhelmingly voted to adopt our resolution on fair pay for Faculty Assistants, the Faculty Senate voted overwhelmingly—in the presence of the chancellor and over the opposition of some members of the University Committee—to adopt a virtually identical resolution. With these two electrifying victories and previous endorsements by the ASM and TAA, the students, graduate employees, academic staff, and faculty of this university solidly and publicly support our campaign.