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UAW Local 2865 Endorses the Expansion of Postal Banking

In light of the fact that nearly 28% of U.S. households are underserved by traditional banks, UAW 2865 recognizes the critical need to expand affordable financial services for low-income households. We therefore support the expansion of postal banking and call for the installation of surcharge-free ATMs making it possible for recipients of public benefits to access funds without paying a fee;

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Posted in Resolutions, Solidarity


UC-Wide Walkout on Inauguration Day January 20th

UAW 2865 Joins UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA STUDENTS AND WORKERS in the WALKOUT and DIRECT ACTION CAMPAIGN

Beginning January 20th

Against Fascism and Attacks on Public Education, Students, and Workers

FRIDAY, 20 JANUARY 2017: INAUGURATION DAY

NO SCHOOL!

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Posted in Protests, Rallies, and other Actions, Resolutions, Solidarity, Updates


Resolution in Support of the “Caravana Against the Repression in Mexico”

RESOLUTION of SUPPORT

Union Resolution in Support of the “Caravana Against the Repression in Mexico”  (Caravana Contra la Represión en Mexico) 2016

WHEREAS the Committee of the Caravana Against the Repression in Mexico 2016[1] is organizing national tour of a delegation of 8 social and political activists in Mexico representing a variety of key struggles,

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Posted in Resolutions, Solidarity


Call on AFL-CIO to Rescind Support for Pipeline

Statement

We, UAW Local 2865 and individual members of other education worker unions, recognize the authority of the Standing Rock Lakota Nation in calling for an immediate and permanent end to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. We further call upon the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) to rescind its support of the Dakota Access Pipeline construction,

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To Alameda County Board of Supervisors: Stop Urban Shield

Dear Alameda County Board of Supervisors,

UAW 2865, the union of University of California teaching assistants and other student-workers, is writing you today to express our deep concerns about the controversial Urban Shield training and weapons expo held in Alameda County. We have learned that funding proposals to the Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative will be due on October 14.  

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Posted in Resolutions, Solidarity, Updates


Endorsement of Sept 9th Strike Call and Prison Organizing

UAW 2865 Endorsement of Sept 9th Strike Call and Prison Organizing

Passed September 3, 2016

Whereas prisoners across the country commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Attica uprising and are organizing to end prison slavery and mass incarceration, including 800+ prisoner members of the Industrial Workers of the World’s Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC),

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Posted in Resolutions, Resolutions, Solidarity


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