Shame on CUPE Ontario....
They have voted to support a boycott against Israel.
Ontario's largest public sector union has voted to back an international campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel.Gee, they have it all backwards. It's the Palestinians who want to deny Israel's right to exist, no?
Delegates at the Canadian Union of Public Employees' convention in Ottawa voted to support the campaign yesterday, saying they would do so until Israel recognizes the Palestinian right to self-determination.
CUPE Ontario, which represents 200,000 public sector workers, is joining a campaign that started last July and is supported by 20 Quebec organizations. A CUPE Ontario news release cited the success of boycotts in ending apartheid in South Africa as a sign the strategy would work.