CUPE Ontario adopted a strong resolution in solidarity
with workers in Iran
at the 49th Annual CUPE Ontario Convention, May 23-26, 2012 adopted
resolution 21 in solidarity with workers in Iran. This is an important
resolution that will hopefully help strengthen worker-to-worker
solidarity amongst the Canadian and Iranian labour movements.
International Alliance in Support o Workers in Iran supports this
resolution and expresses its gratitude to our friends and comrades in the
CUPE for adopting the resolution. We are ready and prepared to provide
any necessary information and support to further the objectives of this
Resolution No. 21
Submitted by Local 4400 and International Solidarity
CUPE Ontario will:
persecution of labour activists in Iran by the Iranian government and
support the right of Iranian workers to freely establish independent
independent labour organizations in Iran to strengthen worker-to-worker
solidarity, as part of the world-wide struggle against the capitalist and
Take a clear stand
against economic sanctions and any attempts by the U.S. and its allies,
including Canada, to pursue military interventions against Iran.
anti-worker and repressive policies have consistently been violently
imposed on workers in Iran.
Iranian workers have
no right to organize or strike and often face persecution, arrests and
and military intervention against Iran will be disastrous and
unacceptable under any pretext and its main victims are surely the
working and ordinary people of Iran.
The US and its
allies' drive to wage war against Iran has been a pretext for increased
attacks on workers’ and human rights by both sides of the current
here for Resolutions and Constitutional Amendments booklet
International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran