Graduate Students

Wisconsin Grad Students Want Pay Parity Across Disciplines

Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times

The Teaching Assistants’ Association, despite having lost collective-bargaining rights at the U. of Wisconsin at Madison, held a rally last month seeking pay raises for all graduate students, not just those in some disciplines.
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When one of America’s first graduate-student unions was recognized at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, in 1969, organizers embraced a key principle: Graduate assistants should get equal pay for equal work.

At the time, teaching assistants in...

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