Fact Finder Rules in Favor of Wage Increases for KU GTAs

On February 18, 2022, a fact finding hearing was held between GTAC’s negotiations team and KU administration. This was the result of an impasse that followed GTAC membership’s rejection of the proposed contract by a vote on Thursday, December 2, 2021. The Kansas Department of Labor impartial, neutral fact finder has ruled in favor ofContinue reading “Fact Finder Rules in Favor of Wage Increases for KU GTAs”

Proposed Contract Rejected by Membership Vote

On Thursday, December 7, 2021, the following email was sent to all GTAs at KU regarding the recent contract ratification vote: Dear fellow GTAs: On Thursday, December 2, 2021, GTAC held a ratification vote for the proposed GTA contract. Thank you to all who attended, asked questions, and raised concerns during this meeting. After overContinue reading “Proposed Contract Rejected by Membership Vote”

2020 Contract Negotiations Team

Patrick Gauding is a GTA in the Department of Political Science and is in his 11th semester of teaching. Patrick works as an Instructor of Record teaching courses in American politics and public policy, and has taught over 400 undergraduate and graduate students. Patrick has previously served as a union steward and as a NegotiationsContinue reading “2020 Contract Negotiations Team”

GTAC 2020 Letter of Intent to Open Negotiations

đź“ŽView the pdf document here. Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition, AFT Local 64031300 S.W. Topeka Boulevard   Topeka, Kansas 66612-9921 President Neill KennedyNegotiations Chair Patrick Gauding Vice Provost Mike RoundsHuman Resource ManagementUniversity of KansasCarruth O’Leary Hall, Room 1091246 West Campus RoadLawrence, KS 66045-7521 March 5th, 2020 Mr. Rounds, Pursuant to the provisions of Article 17 of ourContinue reading “GTAC 2020 Letter of Intent to Open Negotiations”