March 4, 2011
Thanks for everyone attending the Asheville Rally! It was a mix of all of our community, all standing up for working men and women. We were one in this show of support for workers under attack in Wisconsin and everywhere else.
This Saturday we’re drawing a line in the sand. The protests in Wisconsin have created an opportunity we have to seize. For too long, anti-worker voices have dominated the debate over the economy. But this time, they have gone too far.
From Raleigh Departing from: Teamsters 391 Union Hall, 6317 Angus Dr, Raleigh, NC 27617 (just off US Highway 70 / Glenwood Avenue) Departure time: 5:00 am Call Adam Orlovich, 919-833-6678 to reserve your seat on a Raleigh bus. From Greensboro Departing from: The Hive, 1214 Grove St. Greensboro, NC 27403 Departure time: 4:00 am Call […]
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 […]
B of A is failing America Workers, clergy, veterans, civic leaders, and community groups from the NC State AFL-CIO and NC United Power will converge for an important action at the Bank of America shareholders’ meeting in Charlotte on the morning of April 28th. What: Rally and action at B of A shareholders meeting When: […]
“Everybody In Nobody Out” Health Care for America Now – North Carolina members and supporters will rally in Charlotte this Saturday and march to end health care discrimination. Folks will gather at the Greater Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist Church and then march to Charlotte Square. What: March and rally to support HCR passage When: This […]
“Vote ‘YES’, fix this mess!” Dozens of people rallied outside the Raleigh offices of Congressman Bob Etheridge (D-2nd), today, to show their support for finishing the job on health insurance / health care reform. The rally was a last-minute response to an anti-reform protest of Rep. Etheridge, who voted for the House reform bill. Even […]
White House bus is coming to Charlotte, Raleigh tomorrow (9/3) Join political, community and grass roots leaders from across the state as we rally together in support for health insurance reform. We’ll welcome the Organizing for America (OFA) bus as it makes its final stops before heading back to Washington, DC. Thousands of North Carolina […]
Find an event near you There are several events you can attend to show your support for comprehensive health care reform. We encourage our readers to find and attend a health care action near you because health care can’t wait. This Saturday, August 29, four rallies will be held across North Carolina to demonstrate public […]
Protest of destructive budget cuts outside legislature Lawmakers in Raleigh are considering a budget proposal that would balance the books on the backs of working families by cutting essential programs and services needed now more than ever. Decisions made in the legislature threaten to turn an economic crisis for the state into a state of […]
FLOC demonstration at Reynolds shareholders meeting on May 6th Join with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) at Reynolds Shareholders Meeting to show decision-makers that we support FLOC’s struggle. Reynolds must address the injustices farm workers endure in their supply chain and give workers the respect they deserve! What: Rally outside Reynolds American shareholders meeting […]
Tell Bank of America: We’ve Had ENOUGH – fire CEO Ken Lewis! Taxpayers didn’t cause this economic crisis – but we sure are paying the price. At the same time our families are getting squeezed, banks like Bank of America keep taking billions of our tax dollars. And for what? Billions in bonuses and the […]
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.