March 3, 2014
“Farm workers never had the right to organize,” says Justin Flores with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), but they are doing it anyway and doing it in the South.
Attend a forum for people of faith about farm workers’ struggle in North Carolina and help Organize the South!
Baldemar Velasquez will be the guest speaker at Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, Sep. 1.
The strategy is to hold actions every 3rd Wednesday this summer, beginning next week on June 19th.
Baldemar Velasquez and The Aguila Negra band will perform a mix of movement songs with traditional Mexican folk music at a benefit concert for FLOC on June 15th
National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) will be celebrated in the United States beginning on Sunday, March 24th and running through Cesar Chavez’ birthday on Saturday, March 31st. There are plenty of ways you can join the celebration.
After tobacco farmworker advocates rallied outside the corporate headquarters of The Pantry, Inc. in Cary, NC, today, asking that company’s CEO to keep up the pressure on Reynolds to do right by its tobacco field workers, our campaign for justice will continue with other actions this month and beyond.
FLOC, the union of farmworkers in North Carolina, will rally in Cary, NC on March 1 and deliver a letter to the CEO of the Pantry, Inc. to urge that company to pressure Reynolds American to ensure the labor rights of farmworkers are respected.
To honor International Human Rights Day, FLOC is asking supporters to attend local actions at Kangaroo Express Convenience Stores. Actions will take place in three different cities over the next week.
Join us in Winston-Salem on May 3 as we rally and march for justice for tobacco farm workers! Tell Reynolds it’s time to take responsibility for it’s actions and it’s supply chain.
The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is the largest association of local unions and union councils in North Carolina, representing over one-hundred and forty-thousand union members, fighting for good jobs, safe workplaces, workers’ rights, consumer protections, and quality public services on behalf of ALL working people.