February 17, 2017
2016 was an important year for the North Carolina State AFL-CIO, but the work we do together this year can make a difference in the lives of working people everywhere.
An organization dedicated to holding powerful Republican politicians accountable for what they say and what they do has a come out with a new video accusing Senator Richard Burr of deserting “his sense of common decency in favor of backing Donald Trump.”
In the final installment of our video series on issues that’ll be important to working people when the NCGA reconvenes, our general counsel weighs in on the effects of House Bill 2, Gov. McCrory’s executive order, and his hope for how lawmakers will deal with the fallout during the 2016 legislative session.
In the second installment of our video series on issues that’ll be important to working people when the NCGA reconvenes, our general counsel offers one way it could begin to restore fairness after years of unemployment benefit cuts.
A new 3-part video series debuting today and featuring NC State AFL-CIO General Counsel Mike Okun aims to fill us in on three issues of concern to working people when the North Carolina General Assembly reconvenes April 25th for its 2016 “short” session.
A breast cancer survivor who put her freedom on the line to find out shares her story.
About two dozen Raleigh workers, advocates, community members, and faith leaders gathered on International Workers Memorial Day to memorialize workers who died or suffered illness or injury on the job and to call on North Carolina Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry to do a better job protecting the health and safety of workers.
Tuesday, April 14 is Equal Pay Day – the day into the new year by which a woman in the United States would have to work just to make as much money as a man did last year.
If you weren’t able to attend NC Policy Watch’s Crucial Conversation with Mandy Locke, investigative reporter for the Raleigh News & Observer, that full program on worker misclassification is now available online.
This week AFL-CIO released a powerful new video that calls the effort by the Republican majority in the NCGA to silence its opposition “un-American” and urges viewers to make themselves heard anyway.
The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is the largest association of local unions and union councils in North Carolina, representing over one-hundred thousand union members, fighting for good jobs, safe workplaces, workers’ rights, consumer protections, and quality public services on behalf of ALL working families.
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