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NYC Metro Postal Workers Act To Support ILWU May Day Strike Against The War
Source APWU NY Metro
Date 08/03/24/00:19

Sis. & Bros.,
The resolution attached below was adopted with no opposition
by the N.Y. Metro Area local of the American Postal Workers Union
at its 19 March membership meeting.
Bill Bachmann

WHEREAS New York Metro has long opposed the U.S. war against and
occupation of Iraq as unnecessary and unjust; and
WHEREAS the Bush administration is threatening to expand the war to
Iran and Syria; and
WHEREAS the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is
planning to stop work in all Pacific Coast ports on 1 May
2008---International Workers Day, or Mayday---to protest the war; and
WHEREAS National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 214 in
San Francisco is requesting its members to observe a 2-minute period
of silence in all stations on Mayday in solidarity with the ILWU;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that New York Metro requests that all its
members in all its stations observe a 2-minute period of silence at
1AM, 9AM and 5PM on Mayday in solidarity with the actions of our
brothers and sisters in the ILWU and NALC; and
THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that New York Metro requests all
its members to wear a button, ribbon, badge or some other symbol in
protest of the war on Mayday.

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