Organize Your Union

6) Organize your union to divest from and enforce sanctions on Israel:

A trade union boycott of Israelmeans that trade unions cut economic, social and political ties with Israel andbuild ties with Palestinian unions. Trade unions should respond to the BDS callthat has, among others, been put forward by the major Palestinian trade unions.Palestinian workers are suffering under Israeli apartheid policies ofexploitation that aim to bring in the profits necessary to maintain theoccupation. Trade unions globally must transform workers solidarity intopractice and ensure that they are not indirectly providing financial support tothe Occupation by propping up the Israeli economy.

Do it Yourself! Go to the BDS Movementwebsite for the details on the following 3 ways to pressure your union to divestfrom and pass sanctions against Israel:

1. Motions, measures and resolutions

2. Form or join a "Friends of Palestine" group inside your union

3. Show the commitment of your union at national and internationallevel


The following two websites offer a vast selection of educationalmaterials, posters, toolkits, sticker templates and other materials to supportBDS efforts:  

The BDS Movement:

Stop the Wall Campaign:

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