Tag Archive for boycott

UCU votes - again - to boycott Israeli academics, universities

Britain‚Äôs main academic union voted overwhelmingly to boycott Israeli universities and colleges. The University and College Union passed the boycott resolution at its annual meeting last week. It is the fourth year in a row that the union has passed…

Unions move to overturn Israel boycott

Last month, the Scottish Trade Unions Congress became the latest in a series of unions to call for a boycott of Israeli products. Support for boycotting, divesting from and sanctions against the Jewish state appears to be growing by leaps…

Canada: Union-backed boycott bid defeated

Canada‚Äôs leading supplier of outdoor clothing and equipment voted down a resolution that would have boycotted Israeli products, according to reports. A spokesman for the Mountain Equipment Co-op chain said the Israel resolution was defeated by more than half of…

AFT Reiterates Opposition to Academic Boycott of Israel

In the aftermath of the war in Gaza, a number of Canadian and American professors and organizers have called for an academic boycott of Israel. These initiatives are similar to efforts by a group of British academics earlier this decade…

US trade unionists to Irish counterparts: Don’t boycott Israel

This extraordinary letter was published in The Independent today. We, members of the American Trade Union movement, have heard and read with disappointment and sadness that some of our Irish colleagues continue to¬† lead a campaign in Ireland for a…