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CFT Convention Adopts WERC 10-Point Platform (with two amendments)

The California Federation of Teachers held its statewide convention in Sacramento on March 20-22, 2009. The United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) submitted a resolution to the convention in support of the 10-point platform of the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign.

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Interim National Committee of the WERC Announced

1. Pat Gowens, National organizer, Welfare Warriors, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2. Cynthia McKinney, Former Member of Congress, 2009 Green Party presidential candidate
3. Jack Rasmus, Economist, Professor at St. Mary’s College
4. Marc Rich*, UTLA delegate, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Pasadena, CA
5. Al Rojas, Coordinator, Frente de Mexicanos en el Exterior, Sacramento, California
6. Cindy Sheehan, Gold Star mother, antiwar activist, San Francisco, California
7. Nancy [...]


San Francisco Labor Council Co-Sponsors WERC Event!

The following resolution was adopted unanimously by the Delegates’ Meeting of the San Francisco Labor Council on Monday, February 23, 2009.

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Los Angeles Teachers Endorse WERC!

On February 4, 2009, the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) House of Representatives endorsed the WERC platform!



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