Resolutions

 

LCLAA 17TH NATIONAL MEMBERSHIP CONVENTION
ORLANDO, FL
AUGUST 4-8, 2008

RESOLUTIONS:

1.    Equal Rights for Farmworkers in New York
2.    Support Efforts of Blue Diamond Workers to Join International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Urge Blue Diamond to Agree to a Free and Fair Vote
3.    Campaign for the Right Not to Migrate/ Campaña por el Derecho a No Emigrar
4.    Support the Trade Reform, Accountability, Development and Employment (TRADE) Act (H.R.6180/S.3083)
5.    Protect Trade Unionists and Oppose the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the U.S. and Colombia
6.    Urging for National Health Insurance for All and Passage of H.R. 676, The United States National Health Insurance Act
7.    Demand Full Enforcement and Increased Safety and Health Standards at the Workplace
8.    Secure the Nation’s Head Start Program
9.    Support Quality, Affordable and Safe Child Care
10.    Urge Congress to End the Fair Labor Standards Exemption for Home Care Workers
11.    Increase Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCBG) Funding
12.    Sustained Wage Increases and Training for Direct Care Workers
13.    National Anti-Workplace violence Strategy for Locals Employed by Non-Profit Employers
14.    Increase Food Stamps for Seniors
15.    Support Retirement of Roberto Clemente’s #21 from Major League Baseball (MLB)
16.    Support a National Holiday Honoring Farmworker Leader Cesar E. Chavez on his birthday March 31st
17.    No War on Iran
18.    Support IUPAT and Sheet Metal Workers International Association on the Building Justice Campaign
19.    New York State Domestic Workers Bill of Rights
20.    Support Passage of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)
21.    Support for Global Solidarity Among Workers Through Global Unions
22.    Support of Clean and Safe Ports and Trucking Jobs
23.    Support Renewable Energy, Environmental Justice, and Green Jobs
24.    Support Foreclosure Assistance and an Expansion of Affordable Housing
25.    Oppose the Expansion of NAFTA/CAFTA Trade Models
26.    Support Increased Funding for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Worker Retraining Programs for Workers Displaced by Flawed Trade Policy
27.    Support FLOC and Justice for Tobacco Harvesters
28.    CINTAS Employment Problems
29.    Reaffirm Support for Panamanian Port Workers Displaced by Carter/Torrijos Panama Canal Agreement
30.    Resolution Calling for an Immediate Moratorium on All Raids
31.    Resolution Calling for a Termination of Schwarzenegger’s Wage Cuts
32.    LCLAA Resolution in Support of Immigration March of March 21st 2010