"Safe Roads Act" and immigration reform among resolutions approved by delegates

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A full report of committee changes and recommendations will be distributed and available online in the coming weeks. In the meantime, here’s a quick list of approved action, and the committees who reviewed them.

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
Committee Chair: Belinda Reagan, Local 111 (PFSP)

CONSTITUTION

Article VI. Election and Recall of Officers, Section 2. a, Section 3. g., h., i.

BYLAWS

Article VII. Special Rules of Order for Conventions, Section 9, b., c., f.

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ISSUES
Committee Chair: Denise Brinkman, Local 2417 (LCCEF)

Support the Right to Form and Grow Unions (Name change: Support Unions’ rights to exist, grow, and collectively bargain) (Adopted as amended)

ECONOMIC ISSUES
Committee Chair: Steve McAllister, Local 3544 (GTFF)

Oppose Tuition Debt Schemes Like "Pay-It-Forward" (Name change: Support for affordable higher education, not tuition debt schemes like “Pay-It-Forward) (Referred to Executive Council)

Banking at a Credit Union (Adopted as amended)

Tell Senator Wyden We Need Fairness Now (Referred to Executive Council)

 
HUMAN RIGHTS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Committee Chair: Emily Plec, Local 2278 (WOUFT)

Resolution Supporting the Safe Roads Act (Adopted as amended)

Support for Marriage Equality (Adopted as amended)

Resolution in Support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform (Adopted as written)          

 
LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Committee Chair: Kevin Weitemier, Local 6069 (CGE)

Resolution for Gaining Police and Fire PERS for Portland Community College Coffee Creek Employees (Adopted as written)

Support for Voter Registration Efforts (Referred to Executive Council)

Opposition to ALEC and ALEC Education Agenda (Adopted as written)

Full Participation of All University Community Members on Institutional Boards (Adopted as written)  

“Higher” Education (Referred to Executive Council)