Monthly Archives: October 2011

Resolution: Support Occupy Oakland!

Last week, the General Assembly of Occupy Oakland voted to call a general strike for this Wednesday, Nov. 2nd. Below is a resolution the UAW 2865 Executive Board recently passed in support of taking action on Nov. 2. We encourage members to attend the protests on Nov. 2 in downtown Oakland,

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Posted in Current Campaigns

Executive Board Decisions by Phone and Email, 9/26-11/17/2011

Interim Executive Board Decisions
September 26 – October 14, 2011

  • approve signing on as the Eboard to a letter demanding information be made public about police violence at Berkeley on 9/22
  • approve travel reimbursement for EBoard members to attend appeals in Fremont, by email on 10/2
  • Berkeley unit requests for funding: $500 for Chilean student activists and $200 for Marx in SoHo (?)
  • Approval of $300 for October 27th Day of Action at Davis.

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Posted in Events, Meetings, Statewide Meetings

Report from the Executive Board and Joint Council, October 15 2011

On October 15th, the Executive Board held its monthly meeting and the Joint Council held its quarterly meeting at UC Davis. Full minutes from both meetings are available to any member upon request by emailing Following is a report from both meetings. If you want more information or want to get involved in any of the projects below,

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Posted in Events, Meetings, Statewide Meetings

There is an Alternative: Organize, Mobilize, Occupy!

UAW Local 2865 endorses the ongoing movement to Occupy Wall Street and other sites of corporate and financial power. Workers, students, and community members from coast to coast have mobilized to both oppose cuts in funding for vital public services and demand that corporations and the richest members of society pay their fair share.

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Posted in Events, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions

October 2011 Vacancy Election Candidate Statements

UCLA Recording Secretary Candidate Statements

• Brooks Ambrose

Dear voter,

I’m running for Recording Secretary, UCLA 3rd District. I’m a 3rd year Sociology Ph.D. researching the history of the growth of U.S. universities, and I’m originally from West Virginia. I’d like you to consider casting your vote for me.

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Posted in Elections