April 2, 2018
From the Blog
Winston-Salem Day of Dignity and Respect (April 4th)
Join Winston-Salem faith leaders, Working America, city workers, and community members as we rally to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy of championing working people’s rights, April 4th at 6:00p. Read more.
Watch the Facebook Live broadcast at facebook.com/ncstateaflcio
Farm Laborers Launch Boycott of Reynolds VUSE e-Cigs
Until Reynolds signs an agreement guaranteeing farmworkers freedom of association and the right to collectively negotiate for safe and humane working and living conditions and for a fair return on their work, join us in boycotting the VUSE e-cigarette brand! Read more.
NC Alliance for Retired Americans Convention Call
NC Attorney General Josh Stein will deliver the keynote address when union and non-union active retirees hold the next triennial convention of the NC Alliance for Retired Americans, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Raleigh.
News that Works
Apply for Women’s Labor Leadership Apprenticeship
Are you, or someone you know, looking for an opportunity to work with a union or worker justice organization? Are you a leader in your workplace, a graduating student activist, or economic justice organizer wanting to work in the labor movement?
Apply for the inaugural Apprenticeship Program, a new program designed to identify and recruit activists who are passionate about economic justice. If selected, paid apprentices will be placed with a union or worker organization for three to twelve months. APPLY HERE
Tell elected officials: it’s time to raise the minimum-wage in North Carolina!
It is time for our elected officials to hear loud and clear: Now is the time to do right by workers and put NC on a path to $15 an hour. SIGN UP
WATCH & SHARE: Together
April 5: Durham Workers Assembly #4
April 9-20: Boycott VUSE
April 14: Critical Issues Seminar: Wisdom of Women
April 27: Workers’ Memorial Day service in Raleigh
April 28: Workers’ Memorial Day
May 3: Durham Workers Assembly #5
May 8: Primary Election Day
May 22: Raising Wages NC Lobby Day