Organizing Committee(s)

The Organizing Committees’ purpose is to build the relationships and communities of worker solidarity in order to win! Only workers are allowed to be in the Organizing Committee, and all organizational decisions for C.A.U.S.E as a whole are decided by majority vote by the Organizing Committees. Each Organizing Committee meets every two weeks, while multiple Organizing Committees meet during any given week.

Steering Committee 

The Steering Committee is the Executive body of C.A.U.S.E. The primary responsibility of the Steering Committee is to coordinate the various work of the other committees. Steering Committee was formed by a democratic vote and consists of six individuals, including a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Communications Director, and Community Committee Chair. All members serve one year terms.

Community Committee 

The Community Committee consists of all members of C.A.U.S.E, including those volunteers who are not workers at RDU1. The Community Committee takes its direction from both the Steering Committee and the Organizing Committee, bringing in other members of the community and other organizations who can help C.A.U.S.E. grow, fight, and win. Community Committee also provides a forum for members of all other committees to come together and discussed the shared problems they face to propose solutions and ensure a unified solution grounded in worker solidarity.

Cards Committee

The Cards Committee is responsible for the central organizing process involved in achieving recognized status as a union. This includes work related to creating union cards, tracking the status of the organizing campaign in the warehouse, and preparing for an election. It predominantly consists of workers at RDU1.

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is responsible for all matters of public relations, especially in identifying the ways to strategically create awareness in our workplace, community, and on social media platforms of C.A.U.S.E.’s objectives and activities using a variety of tools to impact public opinion and in doing so, promote the goals & values of our organization. 

Coordinating Committee

The Coordinating Committee is responsible for strategizing fundraising and events for C.A.U.S.E. It is responsible for assisting the other committees in matters of logistical and financial planning to ensure that C.A.U.S.E. has the resources required to meet its goals. Any member of C.A.U.S.E. can be in the Coordinating Committee.