• Unions team up to save jobs in the Triad

    Thousands of workers in the Triad could be out of a job at MillerCoors in Eden and ITG Brands in Greensboro, but union workers at both plants are teaming up to fight for their jobs.

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  • Upcoming tobacco farmworker solidarity actions

    After tobacco farmworker advocates rallied outside the corporate headquarters of The Pantry, Inc. in Cary, NC, today, asking that company’s CEO to keep up the pressure on Reynolds to do right by its tobacco field workers, our campaign for justice will continue with other actions this month and beyond.

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  • March on Reynolds American shareholders meeting (5/3)

    Join us in Winston-Salem on May 3 as we rally and march for justice for tobacco farm workers! Tell Reynolds it’s time to take responsibility for it’s actions and it’s supply chain.

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  • Help bring justice to North Carolina’s tobacco fields

    We aren’t asking Kangaroo Chairman of the Board Ed Holman for the world. We are only asking him to join a conversation that would mean the world to thousands of his fellow human beings. Won’t you join us in sending him that message?

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  • FLOC Set to March, Rally at Reynolds Mtg. Friday

    Come out and join hundreds of FLOC members and supporters as we demand justice for farmworkers in downtown Winston-Salem on the morning of May 6th. Carpools from various locations in North Carolina have been established to help folks get to the march and rally this Friday.

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  • Exposing the “State of Fear” in NC Tobacco Fields

    From 2010 to 2011, Oxfam America and FLOC conducted face-to-face interviews with tobacco stakeholders, including farmworkers, growers, and cigarette makers. The summary report released May 5, 2011 by Oxfam and FLOC details widespread human rights abuses in North Carolina tobacco fields.

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  • British American Tobacco Feels Heat Over Reynolds’ Refusal to Meet

    Last week outside the British embassy in Washington, DC and British consulates in nine other major cities, supporters of justice for tobacco field hands rallied and delivered messages urging the government of the United Kingdom to pressure BAT to take affirmative action to bring Reynolds American executives to the bargaining table with FLOC.

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  • FLOC to March and Rally at Reynolds (5/6)

    Come out and join hundreds of FLOC members and supporters as we demand justice for tobacco farmworkers in downtown Winston-Salem on the morning of May 6th (more information to follow). For over 3 years, Reynolds executives have refused to even meet with farmworkers time and time again.

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  • March on Reynolds for Farmworker Justice! (5/7)

    Click to download the flyer (opens PDF). Join us Friday in Winston-Salem, NC The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is proud to stand with Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) in their struggle to get Reynolds to recognize its responsibility to meet with tobacco farmworkers and their union. Join us and hundreds of allies this Friday in […]

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  • Support Farmworkers Battle w/Reynolds

    Tell Betsy Atkins to resign in protest Our fellow union members at the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC, AFL-CIO) need our support in their campaign to get Reynolds American to do right by the tobacco workers who harvest the golden leaf. Betsy Atkins is a board member at Reynolds, but despite her encouragement, Reynolds CEO, […]

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  • Demand Justice in Tobacco Fields

    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 […]

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