UAW 2865 Announces December 4 BDS Vote

uaw local 2865At the October JC meeting, the assembly voted 40-0-7 to poll the Local membership on Dec. 4, 2014, regarding whether to support the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.

Further information regarding this ballot will be placed online before the election.

The final text of the ballot was amended during the meeting and can be found here.

There were also a number of other proposals that were passed at the meeting, including:

* Adopt BDS FAQ Page.

* Adopt Academic Boycott Fact Sheet

* Adopt Labor Movement Statement.

* Equal representation of perspectives on the BDS proposal.

* Even Funding for Education on BDS.

All proposals that were presented, as well as commentary from the membership regarding the proposals, is available here.

Members are welcome to submit further commentary regarding the proposals, which will be made publicly available at that website.

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