Convention

  • North Carolina Well Represented at National AFL-CIO Convention

    North Carolina was well represented at the 2017 AFL-CIO convention with speeches, remarks, or panel presentations by state federation president MaryBe McMillan, AFGE national president and state fed vice president J. David Cox Sr., Triangle Labor Council treasurer and North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) executive director Melvin Montford, and IATSE Local 322 stagehand and labor-endorsed Charlotte City Council candidate Braxton Winston II.

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  • 60th Annual Convention Recap

    More than 200 delegates and guests gathered for our 60th Annual Convention in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, Sept. 13-15th to elect a new president and new executive board, hear from inspiring speakers, participate in skill-building workshops and movement-building breakout sessions, honor James Andrews and North Carolina’s rich labor history, and adopt new resolutions to guide the organization over the coming year.

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  • A Tribute to James Andrews, President Emeritus

    In honor of now President Emeritus James Andrews, who retired at our 60th Annual Convention last month from a career in the labor movement that spanned four decades, we interviewed some of his friends and colleagues for this video tribute.

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  • A Way to Pay Tribute to Retiring President James Andrews

    President James Andrews will retire at our 60th Annual Convention in September after more than 35 years of service to the labor movement. To honor his leadership and legacy in North Carolina and beyond, we are asking individuals and organizations to consider placing an ad in a souvenir book.

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  • NC State AFL-CIO 60th Annual Convention, Sept. 13-15th

    This year is an election year for our state federation, so your FULL participation is more important than ever! The president and our entire executive board will stand for election to new 4-year terms.

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  • NC State AFL-CIO Convention returns to Raleigh, Sept. 22-23

    Our 59th Annual Convention will be held at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown on Thursday and Friday, September 22-23, 2016.

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  • Big changes coming to the NC State AFL-CIO

    Some 200 delegates from local unions and state councils from across North Carolina and their guests attended our 58th Annual Convention in Asheville, NC last week to chart the future of the state AFL-CIO, to adopt resolutions to guide our work, and to honor the North Carolina CWA Political Council for leading the fight against “fast-track” for dangerous new trade agreements.

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  • Deadlines loom for 58th Annual Convention Sept 10-11, 2015

    The 58th Annual Convention of the North Carolina State AFL-CIO will return to beautiful Asheville on Thursday-Friday, September 10-11, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Resort. Proposals to enact major changes to our constitution affecting governance, membership, and dues will be considered for adoption at this convention, so full participation by affiliates is needed.

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  • Save the Date: 2015 Convention in Asheville

    The 58th Annual Convention of the North Carolina State AFL-CIO will return to beautiful Asheville on Thursday-Friday, September 10-11, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Resort.

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  • Organizing to Win at 57th Annual Convention

    “Organizing to Win” was the theme as almost 200 delegates representing over 100,000 public and private sector local union members from across North Carolina and their guests convened the 57th Annual Convention of the North Carolina State AFL-CIO, which featured speeches by Kay Hagan, Tefere Gebre, and a special tribute to P.R. Latta.

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  • Tefere Gebre, AFL-CIO Executive VP, to keynote our 2014 convention

    We are thrilled to announce that national AFL-CIO Executive Vice President, Tefere Gebre, will deliver the keynote address at our Thursday banquet.

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  • Calling all affiliates to convention Sept. 11-12, 2014

    Our 57th Annual Convention will be held at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown. Reserve your hotel rooms now!

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  • AFL-CIO chooses life, resolves to organize the South

    America’s unions resolve to develop a new Southern Organizing Strategy.

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  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren Speech to AFL-CIO Convention

    “If we don’t fight, we can’t win. But if we do fight, we WILL win!”

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  • How to follow the AFL-CIO convention online

    Not going to L.A.? Not a problem!

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