May 1, 2014
Tell us why you need a union on your side! Tweet, Facebook, and Instagram your reason using #TalkUnion. Include a selfie, and your story could be featured on our blog and on Facebook!
UFCW members at Local 1208 need North Carolina and the country to pay attention to this campaign, part of the larger effort by labor unions to organize a new movement of southern workers.
“Tennesee taxpayer money was used to influence the outcome of the UAW vote,” says MSNBC host Ed Schultz, based on a report in the Detroit News.
“Laws in and of themselves don’t grant power,” says Angaza Laughinghouse. “We can have collective bargaining rights, but if workers aren’t taking workplace action, nothing is going to happen.”
Attend a forum for people of faith about farm workers’ struggle in North Carolina and help Organize the South!
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.