Contract & Legal

Employment Contracts, Side Notes, & Related Documents:
Documents related to the relationship between KU and GTAC, and the state laws which govern our relations

Click here to download a PDF copy of our current Memorandum of Agreement, which is the formal name for the master employment contract between all GTAs and the University of Kansas.

Click here to download a PDF copy of the Special Meeting Minutes in which changes to the 2016 contract were reviewed and ratified by our union.

Click here to download the full text of our state laws regarding the rights of unionized public workers: Kansas State Statutes, Chapter 75, Article 43, known as the Public Employer-Employee Relation Act.

Click here to download a PDF copy of our 2016 Memorandum of Agreement, which is the formal name for the master employment contract between all GTAs and the University of Kansas.

Click here to download a PDF copy of our 2014 Memorandum of Agreement, which is the formal name for the master employment contract between all GTAs and the University of Kansas.

Click here to download a PDF copy of our 2010 Memorandum of Agreement, which is the formal name for the master employment contract between all GTAs and the University of Kansas.

Click here to download a PDF copy of our 2007 Memorandum of Agreement, which is the formal name for the master employment contract between all GTAs and the University of Kansas.

Click here to download a PDF copy of our 2002 Memorandum of Agreement, which is the formal name for the master employment contract between all GTAs and the University of Kansas.


Click here to download a PDF copy of our current bylaws, which are the rules by which we operate our union.

Click here to view meeting agendas.

Click here to add a topic to an upcoming meeting agenda.

Click here to request meeting minutes.

Click here to download a PDF copy of the Robert’s Rules Cheat Sheet, which shows how to easily participate in formal meetings.


Union Recognition & Related Documents:
Documents related to state recognition of our union, and how KU fought against us

Click here to download a PDF copy of our Unit Recognition Order, in which the State of Kansas recognized our status and right of workers and ordered the University of Kansas to recognize our status and rights as public workers.

Click here to download a PDF copy of our Order on Jurisdiction, in which the State of Kansas affirmed our status and rights as workers providing labor separate from our studies, and ordered the University of Kansas to recognize and respect our status and rights as workers.


PERB Charges between GTAC and KU, Relevant Rulings, & Related Documents:
Documents related to our legal battle with KU, and related court rulings.

Click here to download the full text of our state laws regarding the rights of unionized public workers: Kansas State Statutes, Chapter 75, Article 43, known as the Public Employer-Employee Relation Act.

2018: Click here to download a copy of the 2018 PERB Complaint against the School of Education and the College of Liberal Arts regarding illegal actions taken by faculty administrators against GTAs in violation of the laws of the State of Kansas; specifically, Kansas State Statutes, Chapter 75, Article 43, known as the Public Employer-Employee Relation Act.

2018: Click here to download the response from the University of Kansas to the charges files by GTAC in which they allege that GTAs are students and not workers (in contradiction of a 49-page court order in which the State of Kansas recognized and affirmed our status as workers) and do not have standing to file a complaint in this court, but also that GTAs are breaking rules which apply only to workers and not students.

2018: Click here to download a PDF copy of the 2018 PERB Complaint against the administration of the University of Kansas regarding illegal actions taken by the administration of the University of Kansas related to attempts to circumvent the plain language of the MoA.

2020: Click here to download a PDF copy of the 2020 PERB Complaint against the administration of the University of Kansas regarding illegal actions taken by the administration of the University of Kansas against GTAs related to the Covid-19 emergency.

2020: Click here to download a PDF copy of the 2020 PERB Complaint against the administration of the University of Kansas regarding illegal actions taken by the administration of the University of Kansas against GTAs since the appointment of new Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer (unrelated to the pandemic).

2020: Click here to download a PDF copy of the 2020 PERB Complaint against the administration of the University of Kansas regarding illegal actions taken by the administration of the University of Kansas against GTAs related to wage theft and violation of union and worker rights.

2020: Click here to download a PDF copy of the 2020 PERB Complaint against the administration of the University of Kansas regarding illegal actions taken by the administration of the University of Kansas against GTAs related to attempts to change working conditions and scope of duties without consent.

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