LABOR'S MILLIONS FOR MUMIA

Partial list of labor organizations
calling for a new trial for Mumia Abu-Jamal

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) AFL-CIO National Convention Defends Mumia Abu-Jamal
August 9-13, 2000

Postal Workers Demand Justice for Mumia —Take Action! May 28, 2000

PRIDE AT WORK: Resolution to oppose the death penalty
and to call for a moratorium on executions

SEIU1100 delegates to the International Convention
of the ServiceEmployees International Union (SEIU)
voted for a new trial for Mumia Abu Jamal.

Representing the largest union in the United States with 1.4 million workers, this
convention was assembled in the state where Mumia is imprisoned on death row.

National Writers Union
Open letter from the National Writers Union calls on its members to support journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal

Union resolutions and messages
in support of Mumia Abu-Jamal

Membership of labor organizations calling for new trial for Mumia Abu-Jamal * 

INTERNATIONAL  
Congress of South African Trade Unions (South Africa): 1,300,000
Transport & General Workers Union (UK): 924,000
National Union of Journalists (UK): 29,000
National Confederation of Education Workers (Brazil): 600,000
IG Medien [media workers] (Germany): 212,000
CGT-General Confederation of Workers (France) (low figure): 640,000
   
UNITED STATES  
Farm Labor Organizing Committee:     6,000
United Farm Workers:   26,000
Amalgamated Transit Union: 156,000
Int'l Longshore & Warehouse Union: (subtracting members included under Bay Area central labor bodies)   51,000
San Francisco Labor Council:   70,000
Alameda County Central Labor Council:   65,000
South Bay Labor Council: 110,000
San Mateo Labor Council:   43,000
1199 Nat'l Health & Human Services Union/SEIU: 140,000
Transport Workers Union Local 100:   35,000
MEMBERS OF BAY AREA & SOUTH BAY ENDORSING UNIONS that were not already counted in totals of endorsing central labor bodies in northern California (low estimate):   24,000
Other unions/labor organizations
(low estimate):
200,000
TOTAL: 4,591,000-PLUS

 * Totals rounded to nearest 1,000.
Summer
1999
Sources: Trade Unions of the World, Trade Union Handbook, Profiles of American Labor Unions, CGT web site, inquiries by phone to offices of labor organizations

Compiled by Dave Welch

 

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