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  • Charlotte Community to Demand Accountability for Worksite Death of Juventino Hernandez

    Local community and union leaders will hold a press conference at 9:30 AM Wednesday, May 30th, in front of the Legacy Union building on Stonewall Street in Charlotte, where 24-year-old construction worker and married father, Juventino Hernandez, fell to his death last week.

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  • Remember the Dead at 2018 Workers Memorial Day Service

    Join us at 10 AM Friday, April 27th in Raleigh for a press conference and memorial service during which participants will toll a bell 174 times – once for each person in North Carolina who died while working for a better life in 2016 – and will call for the state Department of Labor to do more to prevent workplace injuries and fatalities.

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  • Charlotte Gearing Up to Fight Postal Cuts with Lunchtime Rally this Wednesday in Uptown

    People who work in union at the United States Postal Service and the business owners and community members who depend upon it will hold a lunchtime press conference, rally, and picket outside the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Building this Wednesday to inform the public how they can help fight back against reductions in service and jobs.

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  • Redistricting Reform In-Focus on First Day of New NCGA

    State lawmakers convened the first session of the 2017-18 General Assembly on Wednesday, and a coalition of groups including the NC State AFL-CIO held a press conference to once again call for lawmakers to stop choosing their voters by implementing independent redistricting in North Carolina.

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  • Join our Workers Memorial Day 2016 service April 28th in Raleigh

    Join us April 28th in Raleigh to memorialize 128 workers who died on the job in 2014 and to call for N.C. Department of Labor to do more to prevent workplace injuries and fatalities.

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  • Calling on Lawmakers to Extend Benefits

    On Tuesday the NC State AFL-CIO and NC Justice Center held a press conference outside the state legislative building to urge lawmakers to not leave 37,000 jobless North Carolinians without federal unemployment benefits.

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  • Health Care Reform Press Conference Tues (12/8)

    Let’s get it done – and done right! The campaign to pass reform of the health insurance industry and the provision of health care in our country has come further this year than ever before. Still, that’s not good enough. Until the Congress passes and the President signs comprehensive health care reform legislation, our job […]

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