WHEREAS, table grape growers and many wineries are now without contracts with
the United Farm Workers' Union for their migrant and seasonal field hands;
BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1974 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist
Association in the United States and Canada urges member societies and members
of societies to refrain from purchasing, serving, and eating table grapes as
well as iceberg (head) lettuce, unless these products are clearly marked with
the Black Eagle label of the United Farm Workers' Union; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That member societies and members of societies
purchase only those continental wines certified by the UU Migrant Minister; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That the 1974 General Assembly urges a free secret
plebiscite of the Gallo workers, both employed and unemployed, and that the
Gallo wineries, the Teamsters, and the United Farm Workers accept impartial
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That the 1974 General Assembly calls upon the
Congress to pass the legislation providing that migrant and other farm workers
are assured of the right to organize collectively and the right to select
representatives by secret ballot, on the same basis as other
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