Re: KU creates Task Force on Community-Responsive Public Safety – Email from KU – 14 August 2020

Dr. Girod, The American Federation of Teachers has been committed to the fight against racism and discrimination for over 100 years, and is the national leader in grappling with safety in schools and on campuses across the country. We endorse all endeavors towards the pursuit of social justice, and are pleased that you have created a task forceContinue reading “Re: KU creates Task Force on Community-Responsive Public Safety – Email from KU – 14 August 2020”

Re: Council Will Explore Changes to Policies, Structures to Foster DEI – Email from KU – 14 August 2020

Provost Bichelmeyer, I am writing you today about the Task Force on Community Responsive Public Safety. The American Federation of Teachers has been committed to the fight against racism and discrimination for over 100 years, and is the national leader in grappling with safety in schools and on campuses across the country. We endorse all endeavors towards the pursuit ofContinue reading “Re: Council Will Explore Changes to Policies, Structures to Foster DEI – Email from KU – 14 August 2020”

GTAs are “Staff” for Covid-19 Test Signups

First, log into your KU account. Then choose the Staff portal as shown below.(Unless you are a GTA who lives in student housing or you just reallywant to join the horde of undergrads for your appointment.) Next, choose the date and time that work best for you. Last, save or print the QR code forContinue reading “GTAs are “Staff” for Covid-19 Test Signups”

Grievance Email to KU – 10 August 2020

From: Hannah Bailey <hbailey2013@gmail.com>Date: Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 6:37 PMSubject: GTAC GrievanceTo: <bichelmeyer@ku.edu>, <provost@ku.edu>, <m528r913@ku.edu> 📎Attachment Dear Provost Bichelmeyer and Mr. Rounds,  I am Hannah Bailey, the Grievance Chair of the Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition, AFT Local 6403 (GTAC). I am writing to you regarding a Step 4 grievance related to both a traditional work practice,Continue reading “Grievance Email to KU – 10 August 2020”

Newsletter – 27 July 2020

“If one tallied all of the losses suffered by victims of robberies, burglaries, larcenies, and motor vehicle thefts combined, the figure wouldn’t even approach what is taken from hardworking Americans’ pockets by employers who violate the nation’s labor laws.” ―Kathryn Edin, $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America GTAC Files Four Labor Charges AgainstContinue reading “Newsletter – 27 July 2020”