Greensboro

  • Greensboro adopts paid parental leave for city employees

    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.

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  • Greensboro field hearing on saving our postal service (6/29)

    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.

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  • “Why Democracy Matters” tour coming to Greensboro 5/10

    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!

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  • Greensboro Standing with Women and Families Forum (3/5/16)

    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.

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  • New “Worker Justice Center” opens in Greensboro

    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.

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  • Triad Jobs with Justice hosting “mini” labor series

    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.

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  • “Workers Speak Out” at new workers’ center in Greensboro (9/3)

    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.

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  • Greensboro will increase minimum wage for city workers

    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.

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  • Pack the Greensboro City Council for raising wages! (8/18)

    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!

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  • Greensboro responds to firing with a sit-in

    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.

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  • Greensboro firefighters win dues checkoff

    We got this great piece of labor news from Greensboro this week. On Tuesday, the city council voted 6-3 to allow firefighters to have voluntary union dues deducted from their paychecks!

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  • Join the March 25 March to the Statehouse

    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.

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  • Triad Jobs w/Justice invites you to celebrate Int’l Women’s Day

    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.

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  • Greensboro Firefighters Host the 2011 Mudbug Run (10/29)

    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.

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  • Greensboro Firefighters Could Lose Pay Raises Forever

    City set to short change local heroes Firefighters in Greensboro are facing the indefinite loss of pay raises if the city manager’s budget proposal is adopted by council. Longevity pay, a 1% raise for every 5 years of service up to 5% max, would be frozen for all city employees.  For the average firefighter who […]

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