Whereas, numerous members have asked the Union to make a statement on the Israel-Palestine conflict; 

Whereas, ESC Local 20 IFPTE is an affiliate of the AFL-CIO via its affiliation with the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers; and

Whereas, the AFL-CIO has released a statement regarding the Israel-Palestine conflict; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED that the ESC Local 20 Executive Board supports and adopts the following resolution;

“The AFL-CIO condemns the attacks by Hamas on October 7th and calls for a negotiated cease-fire in Gaza—including the immediate release of all hostages and provision of desperately needed shelter, food, medicine, and other humanitarian assistance to Gazans—and reaffirms our support of a two-state solution for long-term peace and security.”