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Resolution on Campaign Worker Organizing

Resolution to Endorse and Support the Washington Campaign Workers Collective Unionization with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 5 PASSED FEBRUARY 17, 2021 WHEREAS, the current system of extractive, low-paid, high-pressure campaign workforces out our BIPOC, femme, Queer, Trans, poor, and disAbled siblings from organizing jobs in political system; and, WHEREAS, campaign […]

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Resolution on Kroger Store Closures

Resolution on Kroger Store Closures PASSED FEBRUARY 17, 2021 WHEREAS, Kroger announced the closure of two QFC stores in Seattle in direct response to the passing of Hazard Pay for grocery workers; WHEREAS, Kroger has seen a 99.8% increase in profits since the start of the pandemic; WHEREAS, Kroger has recorded $989 million in stock […]

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Resolution on Solidarity with Postal Workers

Resolution on Solidarity with Postal Workers PASSED FEBRUARY 17, 2021 WHEREAS, United States Postal Service employees are part of the critical infrastructure workforce that has higher exposure rates to COVID-19 and as a demographic group has been adversely affected by the pandemic; and WHEREAS, as of February 9th, 2021, 242 postal employees during the last […]

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Resolution on Defending Democracy

Resolution on Defending Democracy PASSED JANUARY 20, 2021 WHEREAS, The January 6th storming of the United States Capitol Building showed a mass of extremists ready to use violence and provocation to seize power.  WHEREAS, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. preached against the conjoined evils of violence, racism, militarism, and fascism on display in the insurrection […]

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Resolution on Solidarity with Incarcerated Workers

Resolution on Solidarity with Incarcerated Workers PASSED JANUARY 20, 2021 PROPOSED BY AFT LOCAL 1789 WHEREAS, there has been a COVID-19 outbreak at the Bishop Lewis work release site in October 2020, which was the sixth major outbreak at a Department of Corrections (DOC) facility. The numbers have skyrocketed since then.  WHEREAS, our fellow workers […]

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