ASK AFT FOR MORE ACCOUNTABILITY REGARDING RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT AFT CONVENTIONS
WHEREAS, union members expect accountability resulting from resolutions passed by their representative bodies; and
WHEREAS, the California Federation of Teachers "reports out" to members and locals on the disposition of resolutions, placing transparency and accountability among hallmarks of union "best practices"; and
WHEREAS, the CFT's Labor in the Schools Committee is concerned about the disposition of two of its resolutions regarding national labor education coordination that were passed at the American Federation of Teachers' biennial convention; and
WHEREAS, the CFT desires to have the dispensation of resolutions passed at AFT conventions available to all members, ensuring a greater level of transparency and accountability for organizational tasks set by the AFT in convention:
RESOLVED, that the American Federation of Teachers will publish all passed resolutions on its website; and
RESOLVED, that no later than one year after each AFT convention, the status of every resolution will be published on the AFT's website; and
RESOLVED, that at every AFT convention, a report will be published indicating the disposition of each resolution passed at the previous AFT convention.