WHEREAS, many gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Chrysler employees have suffered discrimination at the hands of Chrysler; and
WHEREAS, attempts to lobby Chrysler for a policy of non-discrimination and domestic partnership benefits have proven unsuccessful; and
WHEREAS, the International UAW has committed to adding the words “sexual orientation” the Equal Application of the Agreement (EAA) section of all contracts with all employers of UAW members; and
WHEREAS, this contract will be the last chance to bring this changes about for three years;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Pride at Work Executive board will notify Chrysler and the UAW of the passage of the resolution as soon as possible; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Pride at Work will use any means necessary, including the possibility of a boycott, in support of the UAW in this matter; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Pride at Work will actively lobby and encourage other organizations and institutions to do the same such as the cities of San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Madison, Ann Arbor, etc; also organizations such as Human Rights Campaign, National Lesbian/Gay Task Force, Parents, Friends, and Family of Lesbians and Gays, community centers, People for the American Way, etc.