• Giving Thanks for Labor 2018

    Thank you for saying “Count Me In” to win the election! We hope we can count you in to hold all of our newly elected and reelected officials accountable and to push a pro-active working people’s policy agenda next year.

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  • NC Labor 2018 Voter Guide

    If you are looking for election-related videos and print material – including slates and flyers, voter tools and election info, and important dates and times – you have come to the right place!

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  • Strong Showing for Labor 2018 Candidates in May Primaries

    Unions of working people in Central Labor Councils across North Carolina endorsed 52 local, state, and federal candidates with primary elections in May and helped propel 35 of those candidates to victory and a spot on the general election ballot in November, including big wins in 3 congressional districts.

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  • Labor-Endorsed Candidates Win Local Elections Across N.C.

    Union member Braxton Winston II elected to Charlotte City Council; Union-backed mayors win in Asheville, Charlotte, Durham, Fayetteville, Greensboro, and Raleigh

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  • Our Candidate Guide for Local Elections, Nov. 7, 2017

    Several union members are running for office in local elections that will be decided Nov. 7, 2017, including Braxton Winston II, a member of IATSE Local 322 in Charlotte. How you vote is a personal decision, but we hope you’ll back Braxton and these other candidates.

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  • “Does My Vote Matter?” Read the Latest Report by Working America

    Since the 2016 election, Working America has mobilized its canvassing operation to get to the bottom of what happened by having face-to-face conversations with voters on their doorsteps. Their latest “Front Porch Focus Group” report delves into why turnout among African-Americans dropped last year and what that could mean for mid-term elections in 2018.

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  • Charlotte Primary Candidate Guide for Sept. 12th

    The endorsements include one of our own – IATSE Local 322 member, Braxton Winston II, running for an at-large seat on the Charlotte City Council!

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  • Congrats to Governor-Elect Cooper on His Recount-Proof Victory

    Time for Gov. McCrory to concede that his damaging and divisive governorship is at its end so working people can prepare for the challenges that lie ahead – defending our victory in the state supreme court race and breaking the Republican supermajority in special legislative elections next year.

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  • AFL-CIO President Trumka Statement on 2016 Election

    The work of the labor movement continues with fresh urgency. The change voters cried out for in this campaign can be found by standing together in unions.

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  • Republican UAW Member in Davie County: Time to Move Pat Out

    Describing himself as someone who always voted Republican, laid-off UAW member Jon Greene of Mocksville told the Salisbury Post that Gov. McCrory’s unemployment changes and “shady politics have completely changed the way I vote.”

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  • US Marine, Iraq War vet: Vote Deborah Ross for US Senate

    Before hitting the streets to knock on doors, Will Fischer – the Iraq War veteran, U.S. Marine, and Executive Director of the Union Veterans Council who has been a fierce critic of Donald Trump – recorded a short video message about U.S. Senate candidate Deborah Ross for his fellow veterans in North Carolina.

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  • 5 Reasons North Carolina Matters

    North Carolina is a beautiful state. We’ve got mountains, beaches and the biggest battleground of the 2016 election. Here are five reasons why the outcome on Nov. 8 matters.

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  • Vote FOR Wake Transit Referendum at END of Your Ballot!

    In this election, at the very end of their ballots, Wake County voters will finally get the chance to vote for a referendum that, if passed, will fund a smart plan to vastly expand public transit and head off a coming traffic nightmare on par with Atlanta.

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  • Working People “Hustle” to Get Out the Vote in North Carolina

    We’re ramping up Labor’s largest electoral campaign in state history with a powerful new technology that will increase, exponentially, our ability to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton, Deborah Ross, Roy Cooper, and our other endorsed candidates.

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  • MaryBe McMillan Renews Calls for NC Republicans to Dump Trump

    On the heels of last night’s debate and with the start of Early Voting, the NC State AFL-CIO released the following statement from Secretary-Treasurer MaryBe McMillan again calling on Governor Pat McCrory and Senator Richard Burr to withdraw support for Donald Trump.

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