• 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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  • Organize the South or Die

    map of union density in the USA

    Will unions let the low-wage, anti-worker culture of the South pervade the country or will they change the South?

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  • Calling all unions to convention Sept. 18-20, 2013

    Elections will be held when we convene at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside Hotel September 18-20, 2013.

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  • Workers at state AFL-CIO Convention get ready to rumble

    Delegates from AFL-CIO unions and councils representing workers from every economic sector across North Carolina attended our 2012 state convention in Raleigh to get energized and mobilized for the final push of our Labor 2012 campaign, to be inspired by an amazing speakers, and to honor the rank-and-file.

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  • State AFL-CIO VP, J. David Cox, elected AFGE National President

    Winning election to the top post at AFGE on the first ballot is only the latest (and greatest) recognition of J. David’s career of service to military veterans, to federal employees, and to advancing the rights of all workers.

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  • State AFL-CIO Convention in Raleigh Sept. 13-14

    The Fifty-Fifth Annual Convention of the NC State AFL-CIO will return to the state capital for two days in September to get energized and mobilize for the final push in our Labor 2012 campaign. Hotel and early-bird registration deadlines are this month.

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  • 54th Convention Wrap Up: This Land is Your Land

    Delegates from across North Carolina convened the 54th Annual Convention of the NC State AFL-CIO on September 8th in Charlotte, NC where they took bold action to restructure our labor movement, to chart our organization’s future, and to get focused and get inspired to rise to the challenges working people will continue to face in the year ahead.

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  • Our 54th Annual Convention is Coming to Charlotte

    Hotel rooms cost $105 per night. The cut off date for placing reservations is August 7, 2011. For reservations, call 1 (800) HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) or call 704-547-7444.

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  • Deadlines Loom for our 2010 Annual Convention

    Click to download the call letter and flyer. Discount hotel rate expires August 8 If you are planning to attend our 53rd Annual Convention at the Hilton North Raleigh on September 9-10, you better make those hotel reservations soon! The cut off date for placing reservations is August 8, 2010. For reservations, call 1 (800) […]

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  • Successful 52nd Annual NC AFL-CIO Convention

    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan Elections, resolutions, and answering the call to action At our recently concluded 52nd Annual Convention in Atlantic Beach, NC, delegates took action on a range of issues, including the election of officers and executive board members, approving resolutions to guide our work for the next year, and writing letters to the […]

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  • National AFL-CIO Convention Held in Pittsburgh

    Officer elections and the President in the House of Labor Immediately following our state convention, the officers and other delegates from unions and Central Labor Councils across North Carolina headed to Pittsburgh, PA for the national convention of the AFL-CIO. The national convention this year marked the end of John Sweeney’s tenure at the helm […]

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  • Excellent Panel: Aid for Dislocated Workers

    We’re at the 52nd Annual Convention in Atlantic Beach this week. In addition to electing officers and executive board members, the convention is an educational opportunity for attending delegates. Today we had a great panel discussion on Aid for Dislocated Workers.  Leading the panel was Roger Shackleford, Executive Director of the Division of Workforce Development […]

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  • CONVENTION Update: Reserve Your Rooms Soon!

    Don’t delay – discount rate expires Saturday, August 8 We have negotiated significant savings on room rates at the location of our 52nd Annual Convention, the Sheraton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront Hotel. However, those discounts are only available until August 8. This year is an election year for our organization. High turnout is essential. If your […]

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