[THE CAP TIMES] UW staff, unions continue push for online learning, improved job, pay security

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Over 150 people attended a Zoom town hall Wednesday evening to voice concerns about the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Smart Restart opening plan, calling instead for a fully online, “moral restart” this fall semester. 

The event was hosted by the University Labor Council, a new coalition of workers representing the Building and Construction Trades Council, Teaching Assistants Association and local chapters of the United Faculty and Academic Staff and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Last week, the group released a statement demanding not only that the administration move all instruction online, but also implement a $15 hourly wage and pay and employment continuity for all workers.

Read the whole article by Yvonne Kim from August 13, 2020.