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  • We need new overtime rules, and here’s why

    Dawn was a manager at Dollar General for two years, and because they paid her more than $23,660 a year, they could work her like a dog, with 60-70 hour weeks, and never pay her a dime for her time over 40 hours. But that’s about to change.

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  • Act now to save our Social Security offices

    We need your help asking members of the North Carolina Congressional Delegation to sign onto to a letter demanding answers from SSA on their plans to end face-to-face customer service.

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  • Voting Rights March planned for Moral Monday July 13th

    On July 13, the federal court will hear North Carolina NAACP v. McCrory, the lawsuit to reverse North Carolina’s unconstitutional, immoral voter suppression law.

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  • Emergency Chapel Hill picket to #StopFastTrack (5/28)

    Please join us next Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 4-6pm outside Rep. Price’s office in Chapel Hill if you care about keeping jobs in the U.S., food safety, internet freedom, affordable medicine, and stopping climate change,

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  • Time to do something about CEO pay

    This month the AFL-CIO released this year’s edition of Executive Paywatch—the most comprehensive searchable database tracking CEO pay. Last year, CEO pay for major U.S. companies—already egregious—increased nearly 16 percent. Time for the S.E.C. to crack down!

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  • APWU Members Fired Up for National Day of Action, May 14

    On May 14, just six days before their contract expires, postal workers across the country will hold events organized around the theme, “I Stand with Postal Workers.” You can stand with them at events planned in North Carolina.

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  • No to “Fast Track” – Durham People’s Alliance

    Community opposition to granting President Obama “Fast Track” power to expedite through Congress dangerous new trade and investment agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership is growing! Yesterday the Durham People’s Alliance published this letter to Congressman David Price, whose district includes the Bull City, urging him reject “Fast Track” legislation, which would essentially guarantee passage of the TPP – […]

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  • Dear Rep. David Price, #StopFastTrack!

    Workers, students, and retirees from across North Carolina’s 4th Congressional District and beyond are speaking out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership by speaking up with one message: Dear Congressman Price, Stop Fast-Track!

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  • Help Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 9th

    Just leave a sturdy bag containing nonperishable foods – such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, peanut butter, rice or cereal – next to your mailbox before the time of regular mail delivery on Saturday, May 9, and the nation’s 175,000 letter carriers will collect and deliver it to local food banks.

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  • 2015 March on Reynolds May 7th!

    Join us on May 7th as we march and demonstrate for justice in NC tobacco fields outside the Reynolds American Headquarters in Winston-Salem, NC!

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  • Join 2nd Chance Lobby Day May 5th

    It’s clear to us that the current system of incarceration and re-incarceration is not working. All North Carolina workers deserve a second chance to become productive members of society.

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  • We go on strike April 15th!

    On April 15, we will be standing up, speaking out and fighting for fair pay at the MASSIVE rallies around the globe for the Fight for $15. Stand with us!

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  • Rep. Alma Adams pledges her opposition to “Fast Track”

    Rep. Adams listened as her constituents talked about how no “free trade” agreement, no matter how terrible for American workers or consumers or our democracy itself, has ever been defeated once given “fast track” status. The TPP would be the worst such agreement yet, and Rep. Adams pledged to stand with her constituents against both “fast track” and the TPP.

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  • 10 Reasons for Congress to reject “Fast Track”

    When it comes to bad deals like the TPP, we would rather “leave it”. That is why on Wednesday, January 21st, people who want fair trade deals that put American workers, American businesses, and American democracy first will join our National “No Fast Track” Call-in Day.

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  • Picket for a fair contract from CenturyLink (12/8)

    CenturyLink workers in Wake and nearby counties, members of CWA Local 3682, will picket outside company offices in Youngsville on Monday, Dec. 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 AM. With good jobs and retirement security for 175 workers on the line, this informational picket will provide an opportunity for you to show public support for workers’ efforts to win a fair contract – one that prevents the company from outsourcing jobs and cutting retirement benefits.

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