March 11, 2019
Union members meet and eat with state lawmakers from mountains to the sandhills to advocate for adoption of our Good-Jobs policy agenda for North Carolina.
People working for the City of Greensboro will have access to up to six months of paid parental leave thanks to a successful coalition effort by community activists and working people – including AFL-CIO community affiliate Working America.
A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service (AGA) will convene 1 of only 5 “Field Hearings” across the country in Greensboro, June 29th, to discuss how healthy and vibrant communities need an efficient and reliable public post office.
Join us Tuesday, May 10th in Greensboro for a special forum highlighting the need for “pro-democracy” agenda to support good jobs, strong schools, racial justice, and a safe environment for all!
March is Women’s History Month, and the Women’s Equality Center and its state partners invite you to the Greensboro Standing with Women and Families Forum, March 5th.
Workers in the Piedmont Triad have a great new resource for seeking and organizing for justice in the workplace, the brand new Central Carolina Worker Justice Center, located in the Interactive Resource Center Building at 407 E. Washington Street in downtown Greensboro, and which held its soft-opening on Thursday, in time for the Labor Day holiday.
The Triad chapter of Jobs with Justice will run a short, 3-sessions in 3-weeks labor series out of the CWA Local 3607 union hall in Greensboro beginning Sunday, September 13.
North Carolina is getting a new workers’ center in time for Labor Day, and they’re inviting you to take the mic and have your say about life as a worker in Greensboro.
Supporters of raising wages, led by AFL-CIO community affiliate Working America, scored a big win in the City of Greensboro this week when city council members voted to increase the minimum wage for city workers.
Supporters of raising wages packed the first City Council meeting after the community wage panel discussion. On Tuesday, August 18, we’ll have another opportunity to urge Greensboro to up pay for its lowest paid city workers!
Our inspirational story of the week goes to fast food workers in the Fight for $15 and their community supporters in Greensboro who answered workplace injustice in a very-Greensboro way. Triad City Beat covered what happened after Wendy’s retaliated against their employee Crystal Price for standing up for higher wages and the right to form a union.
The time has come for the 99 percent movement in every state to march to our statehouses and demand an end to institutionalized corporate control of our government. March 25, 2012 is the date, and in North Carolina, Raleigh is the place.
The North Carolina Triad chapter of Jobs with Justice has organized a special weekend celebration of International Women’s Day. Speakers at the event, which will be held Sunday, March 11 at the CWA Local 3607 union hall, include State Representative Dr. Alma Adams and Elizabeth Freeze of Greensboro Planned Parenthood.
Professional Firefighters of Greensboro Local 947 will hold the Triad’s first-ever mudrun on Saturday 10/29 at 12 noon in Hagan Stone Park. The 2011 Mudbug Run is a fundraiser – 80% of the proceeds will benefit MDA, the other 20% will go to training local firefighters.
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.