Resolution on Creating a P@W Policy Booklet

WHEREAS, Pride at Work (P@W) has existed as a national organization since 1994; and WHEREAS, P@W has taken critical positions on major issues of concern to the l/g/b/t community; and WHEREAS, P@W has developed strategic action campaigns around these issues; and WHEREAS, P@W has been in the forefront of winning anti-discrimination and domestic partner benefits … Read More

An Injury to One is an Injury to All

WHEREAS, An injury to one is an injury to all; THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we support the struggle for justice for union organizer Miriam Fried, and the right of workers at Borders Inc., a national bookstore chain, to engage in efforts to organize into the union(s) of their choice; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED … Read More

Support for Labor ’96

WHEREAS, this year the AFL-CIO has launched an unprecedented program of political and legislative education of its members called Labor ’96; and WHEREAS, Labor ’96 seeks to educate its members of the anti-working family actions taking place by the Congress of the United States; and WHEREAS, Pride at Work opposes these anti-working family actions; THEREFORE … Read More

Condemn Racist Attacks: Burning of African-American Churches

WHEREAS, dozens of African-American churches have been burned in a wave of racist terror sweeping the US; and WHEREAS, these attacks cannot be separated from the overall racist climate of hatred, bigotry, and scapegoating is meant to divide all working and poor people, at a time when we need to come together in the strongest … Read More

Income Replacement for Domestic Partners

WHEREAS, California Public Employees Retirement System and other retirement plans provide spousal benefits to legally recognized spouses of plan members; and WHEREAS, spousal benefits provide for lifetime income security for spouses upon the death of the plan member; and WHEREAS, no comparable benefit exists for domestic partners of said plan members; THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED … Read More

Affiliate Pride at Work with AFL-CIO

BE IT RESOLVED that Pride at Work will continue to explore the affiliation with the AFL-CIO. This will be accomplished through: The NSC will select a committee to negotiate with the AFL-CIO Negotiations will take place within the next two years Results or a plan will be submitted for ratification at the next P@W conference … Read More

Chrysler Proposal

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) … Read More

Support for Sandy Nelson’s ACLU Suit to Protect Workers’ Free Speech

WHEREAS, the labor movement has a proud history of supporting worker who are fighting back against management’s increasing attempts to control every aspect of their lives on and off the job; and WHEREAS, In 1990, award-winning lesbian journalist, veteran unionist, and longtime radical, Sandy Nelson, was removed from her education reporting position to a swing-shift … Read More

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