Organizing meeting, November 23, 1987

by Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid
Forest Park, Illinois, United States
November 23, 1987 or a little earlier
1 page
Type: Agenda
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: I. What should be our PRIORITY FOR ACTION? • -Getting Moses Mayekiso and other trade unionist out of jail • -Shell Boycott • -Getting union pension funds out of companies doing business in South Africa • -Lobbying for stringer government sanctions • -Strike support for South African unions • -Other • II. ORGANIZATION • 1. Name of the network • 2. Structure • -Representatives from unions to be the link between union members and the network • -Specific action committees • -Coordinating committee of the network • III. ACTIONS NEEDED NOW • 1. Letters, etc. protesting the trial and jailing of South African unionists • 2. Letters to support the Sanctions bill in Congress • 3. Letter to COSATU • 4. Official endorsements of unions • 5. Contributions of resources or money • Agenda for the November 23, 1987 organizing meeting of the Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid at ACTWU (Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union). The agenda includes WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS and CLOSING REMARKS. The agenda says attached are Newsletter of NY Labor Committee Against Apartheid and Mercedes-Benz strike settlement. The agenda discusses COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions) and the New York Labor Committee Against Apartheid.
Used by permission of a former member of the Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid.
Collection: Kathleen M. Devine papers