• Solidarity Forever with N.C. Teachers and School Employees!

    For Immediate Release Contact: Jeremy Sprinkle, 336-255-2711 / jeremy@aflcionc.org Statement by NC State AFL-CIO President MaryBe McMillan in Support of the May 1st Public Education Day of Action “We march to inspire citizens around the state to stand up and speak up because together we can make a difference.” — MaryBe McMillan (RALEIGH, May 1, […]

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  • NCGA’s war on public education

    Public education ended up being a big loser in the state budget with Republicans cutting it by half a billion dollars.

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  • Court: Dues deduction ban “retaliatory”, overturned

    A judge in Wake County has thrown out a controversial law passed by Republican state lawmakers in a surprise late-night vote one year ago taking away from all public school employees their ability to have association dues deducted from their paychecks.

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  • At town hall, Thom Tillis blames teachers for his attacks

    About 60 union members and community activists showed up at Gaston Community College in Belmont, NC to welcome North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis to another of his “Divide & Conquer” town halls. It was Tillis’ first town hall appearance since holding a surprise midnight session of the General Assembly on January 5 to strip teachers of their rights.

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  • Republican state lawmakers begin 2012 attacking workers’ rights

    The New Year means new opportunities for our Republican-controlled state legislature to attack workers’ rights, and the arrogant extremists in charge on Jones Street wasted little time in getting down to business. At 1:12am on January 5, Republicans voted to eliminate dues deduction for members of NCAE.

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