Large crowd of women in union tshirts with fists raised.


Reproductive rights are labor's fight!


Labor-oriented leaflets from the Mobilization

To Washington State Labor Council Convention, July 2022

To AFSCME International Convention, July 2022

To Labor Notes conference, June 2022

Union statements on overthrow of Roe v Wade

AFL-CIO Affirms Right of Everyone to Make Their Own Health Care Decisions

American Federation of Teachers - Maryland

Communication Workers of America Women's Committee

International Longshore & Warehouse Union

ML King County Labor Council, WA

NY State Public Employees Federation

OPEIU International

Teamsters Local 117

Carpenter women's banner at day of decision protest.

Resolutions passed

Carpenters Local 30 Resolution Calling for Reproductive Justice and Abortion on Demand, August 2022

IBEW 46 Resolution for Reproductive Justice and Trans Healthcare, September 14, 2022

IBEW 520 Resolution to Austin Central Labor Council, July 2022

TX AFL-CIO Women's Committee Resolution to Austin Central Labor Council, July 2022

National AFSCME Convention (2022)

Oregon AFL-CIO Convention (2022)

American Federation of Teachers (2019)

Washington State Labor Council 2022

Washington State Labor Council 2019

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (2012)

Articles

"Reproductive justice is a labor issue," Oregon AFL-CIO president, NW Labor Press, May 18, 2022

"Labor must defend the rights of women", LaborPress.org, May 18, 2022

Call to Action from SEIU 1021 VP for San Francisco, May 4, 2022

"WA State Labor Council: ‘Reproductive rights are workers’ rights,’" May 3, 2022

Statement by AFSCME, "Reproductive Justice is Economic Justice," December 11, 2021

AFSCME International signs on amicus brief in Mississippi case AFSCME Blog, September 23, 2021

“Labor unions support Roe Act to protect abortion access,” ACLU Massachusetts, October 28, 2020

“Clinic Workers Should be Central to the Fight for Abortion Rights” Jacobin Magazine, January 17, 2021

“Planned Parenthood's D.C. staffers unionize as abortion-rights groups address diversity issues” CBS News, September 10, 2020

Speeches and Events

“Reproductive Justice: A Survival Issue for BIPOC, Labor and Oppressed People,” Martin Luther King Day Seattle workshop, January 12, 2022

Statement by Martese Chism, board member of National Nurses Organizing Committee

”The importance of reproductive justice to today’s labor movement,” flyer for Portland, OR event

2019 rally speech by a representative of the Washington State Labor Council on why abortion is a labor issue



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