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EXC101991.22Support for Labor Rights

Committee: Program (report 12)
Citation: Executive Council Minutes, Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 1991, New York, p. 22.

Resolved, That the Executive Council deplores reprisals taken against workers who exercise their rights to initiate collective bargaining as protected by federal and state statutes;

calls upon corporate and business leaders to respect the letter and the spirit of the National Labor Relations Act;

supports all working Americans, whether organized into unions or not, in the struggle to restore fairness in the workplace; and

calls upon our congregations and local communities to reach out to working people who have been denied their jobs, their respect and their livelihoods, joining with them in their struggle for justice and fair compensation.