May 11, 2016
On Saturday, May 14, 2016, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will help Stamp Out Hunger across America, the 24th year of the largest one-day food drive in America.
Indy Week reports that the powerful, 3-term North Carolina state senator Brent Jackson, his son, and his farm will have some explaining to do before a federal court.
Join Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO members and allies in Winston-Salem May 5th at Reynolds American’s annual shareholders meeting to call on the company to sign an agreement with FLOC guaranteeing freedom of association to all farmworkers in their supply chain!
The new law significantly undermined the rights of ALL working people in our state and must be repealed!
Ridiculous as it may sound, North Carolina poultry workers need our help to be able to go to the bathroom because their employer, Case Farms, is refusing to allow employees to relieve themselves when needed, in violation of OSHA standards and, we might add, basic human decency.
Fresh off major victories in California, New York, and Pennsylvania, the Fight for $15 and union rights has announced that April 14th will be its biggest mobilization ever.
Join us April 5th for Rep. Butterfield’s ‘State of the District Address’ in Durham to ask him to Stop TPP!
As our fight to defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continues, the national AFL-CIO is calling state and local labor leaders and affiliates to Washington, DC for a lobbying blitz on February 10th – and for everyone else to flood Congress with phone calls against the TPP.
Community members and state and local politicians will rally 3 PM Tuesday in Eden at an event being organized by Teamsters Local 391 to support hundreds of MillerCoors workers facing the loss of good union jobs in their small, mostly rural town.
When full-time work doesn’t guarantee your economic security, that’s a problem. Sign the NC Justice Center petition calling for NC politicians to push policies that will lead to quality job creation.
Now is the time. Because fast food, home care, child care workers, and others have stood together and raised their voices, the Fight for $15 and union rights is winning across the US and across the South. Next Thursday, we’re coming together to say: North Carolina is next!
Supporters of raising wages packed the first City Council meeting after the community wage panel discussion. On Tuesday, August 18, we’ll have another opportunity to urge Greensboro to up pay for its lowest paid city workers!
Supporters of raising wages are urged to pack a Greensboro City Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 3 after a recent community panel hosted by Working America showed the need to boost pay for city workers currently paid so little that many qualify for public assistance.