July 22, 2016
Minimum wage workers in North Carolina haven’t gotten a raise since 2007. Nine years later, it’s time to tell our lawmakers to do right by working people for a change and raise the wage floor because no one can survive on $7.25!
We’re going to Richmond August 13th to fight against the low-wage, no-rights legacy of slavery and racism for an economy that includes everyone, so we can ALL do better.
Join us Thursday, May 26th at 10:00 AM outside the legislative building in Raleigh to help us hand deliver nearly 10,000 petition signatures and a message to state Senator Brent Jackson to end the abuse, retaliation against, and blacklisting of farmworkers on his family farm.
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The new law significantly undermined the rights of ALL working people in our state and must be repealed!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.
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.