How you can support the union
Here are some things you can do to help.
- Write University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks to let him know that you believe workers deserve a fair contract and that your opinion of the University has declined. The PR battle against the University is vital to the union's success. His address is Office of the President, 202 Morrill Hall, 100 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. You can reach him by email at email@example.com and by phone at 612-626-1616.
- Write a letter to the editor of the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press supporting the union.
- Donate to the union's hardship fund.
- Attend the community benefit scheduled for U strikers on Saturday, October 25 at 7 PM at the CWA Local 7200 hall, 3521 E. Lake St., Minneapolis. Speakers will include the AFSCME 3800 president and a representitive from Yale University Federation of Hospital and University Employees.
- Donate food and drink for the picketers. The union also has a food shelf for members in need that you can donate to, but I cannot find information about it online. Contact the union for information.