The Rutgers AAUP-AFT Executive Council and the PTLFC-AAUP-AFT passed the following resolution at separate meetings:
Donald Trump and his GOP enablers represent a mortal threat to U.S. democracy. If Donald Trump and his GOP enablers attempt to obstruct, subvert, sabotage, overturn, or reject a fair and complete count of presidential ballots (essentially a coup against democracy), organized labor and its allied labor organizations must respond with nonviolent action to defend the democratic process and an orderly transfer of power that is one of the historic hallmarks of American democracy.
His presidency has been a disaster for the labor movement, the nation, and the world.
Therefore, be it resolved, that Rutgers AAUP-AFT, in collaboration with other labor and progressive forces, will take whatever nonviolent actions are necessary to protect our democracy, the law, and our nation’s democratic traditions.