• Charlotte Cabbies Protest Work Conditions

    Drivers want independence from cab companies Cab drivers in Charlotte are protesting city laws requiring all cab operators to be registered with a local cab company. On June 18, dozens gathered outside city hall to draw attention to their fight for independence. Teamsters Local 71 organized the protest to highlight the need to change the […]

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  • Solidarity Rally w/ TSA Employees at Charlotte Airport

    Fight is for collective bargaining rights The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the largest union of federal workers, has been with employees at the Transportation Security Administration since the department was created in 2002. Workers at TSA, who are the first line of defense at the nation’s airports against terrorist attacks, are not allowed […]

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  • New Rules for Air, Railway Union Elections

    Non-votes no longer counted as “No” votes Air and railway companies have long had an unfair advantage when their workers tried to form a union. Old rules – tossed out today by the National Mediation Board (NMB) – mean workers covered by the Rail Labor Act will no longer have the votes not cast by […]

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  • Rally for TSA Collective Bargaining Rights (5/5)

    Click to download the flyer (opens PDF) Show solidarity w/transport security workers The American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union in the country but also is the largest and most trusted union in the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), with more than 13,500 dues-paying members and 35 Locals nationwide. AFGE […]

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  • Duke Students Focus on Victory at Moncure Plywood

    Personal stories from strike part of documentary studies presentation The students of the class “Behind the Veil: Documenting African American Life in the Jim Crow South” will present the story of the recent strike at Moncure Plywood, as told by the workers themselves. What: Presentation on Victory at Moncure Plywood (download the flyer) When: Wednesday, […]

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