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UAW 2865 Supports the 12K Members of Teamsters 2010 on Strike!

This Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 12,000 comrades in Teamsters Local 2010 will be on strike and need our support! These clerical and skilled trades employees are fighting for fair raises and benefits in the face of management’s refusal to bargain in good faith.

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Call on AFL-CIO to Rescind Support for Pipeline


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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UAW 2865 Letter of Solidarity with Workers at Seung Yuen Technology Industries Corp.

UAW 2865 Letter of Solidarity

We, the Joint Council of UAW 2865, the union for TAs, Tutors, and Readers in the University of California school system (which represents 14,000 students), express our solidarity and support for the workers of the Seung Yuen Technology Industries Corp. (SYTIC) union in the export processing zone of Cavite,

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Letters of Support for UAW Local 2865 Following BDS Vote Nullification by UAW International Executive Board

Organizations and Individuals, locally, nationally, and abroad, have written letters of support to UAW Local 2865 in the face of the nullification of our December 2014 vote calling for BDS.



UAW Local 2322

UAW Local 4121

GSOC-UAW Local 2110

UAW Autoworkers Caravan Coalition

GEO/UAW 2322

Union Syndicale Solidaires,

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Letter to Turkish Ambassador in Support of Academic Freedom

The Joint Council of UAW 2865 has written a letter in support of academics and academic freedom in Turkey. Addressed to Ambassador Serdar Kılıç, in Washington, D.C., the letter addresses concerns that recent detainment of academics encourages a “climate of resentment of academics.” The letter calls on “the government of Turkey to end these attacks on academic freedom.”

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Joint Council Signs Petition to Free Chinese Labor Activists

The UAW Local 2865 Joint Council joins over 170 organizations and 2500 individuals in signing a petition to free Chinese Labor Activists.

From the letter:

At least four labour activists remain in criminal detention following a recent crackdown on labour organisations.

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