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  • Join the 2015 Charlotte Labor Day Parade

    Come out for an “old fashioned, union made” parade when the biggest and longest-running Labor Day parade in the Carolinas returns to Charlotte in 2015, featuring local union floats and marchers as well as stepping groups, bands, and more.

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  • Christensen: Legislature making life harder for jobless in NC

    Instead of reversing any of their cruel cuts to jobless benefits made back in 2013 – cuts that now provide workers laid off through no fault of their own with just 12 weeks of coverage, down from 26, and pay at best just $350/week – the folks running our state plan to make it harder for workers to get any assistance while giving employer another tax cut.

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  • Triad Jobs with Justice hosting “mini” labor series

    The Triad chapter of Jobs with Justice will run a short, 3-sessions in 3-weeks labor series out of the CWA Local 3607 union hall in Greensboro beginning Sunday, September 13.

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  • Working America invites you to lunch Labor Saturday (9/5)

    On the Saturday before Labor Day, join AFL-CIO community affiliate Working America for fun, fellowship, and a free lunch when they hold their Labor Day weekend celebration and open house at their office in Greensboro.

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  • “Workers Speak Out” at new workers’ center in Greensboro (9/3)

    North Carolina is getting a new workers’ center in time for Labor Day, and they’re inviting you to take the mic and have your say about life as a worker in Greensboro.

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  • Observe the 2nd Annual Labor Sabbath, Sept. 4-7, 2015

    Have you ever said or heard the words “Labor Union” in a worship service? We invite you to join other people of faith to speak up on Labor Sabbath – the Friday, Saturday, or Sunday before Labor Day (September 7).

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  • America’s Journey for Justice comes to North Carolina

    Our lives, our votes, our jobs, and our schools matter. Join America’s Journey For Justice as we march through North Carolina to be a part of history, August 29 through September 7.

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  • Greensboro will increase minimum wage for city workers

    Supporters of raising wages, led by AFL-CIO community affiliate Working America, scored a big win in the City of Greensboro this week when city council members voted to increase the minimum wage for city workers.

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  • Charlotte mayoral candidates pressed on raising wages

    This is a follow up to a story we told you about a special event in Charlotte where supporters of the Fight for $15 and a union took the concerns of working people in the Queen City directly to those running to be their next mayor.

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  • Women’s Equality Through Time: March and rally (8/28)

    Join us in Durham to celebrate Women’s Equality Day on August 28 with a march and FREE rally organized by our friends at Action NC featuring speakers, performance artists, skits, live music, children’s activities, and food trucks!

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  • Pack the Greensboro City Council for raising wages! (8/18)

    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!

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  • First ever Carolina Young Workers Conference (10/3)

    Young workers hold the future of the labor movement in their hands, which is why we are excited to announce the first-ever Carolina Young Workers Conference coming to the Triad in October!

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  • Fight for $15 mayoral forum in Charlotte (8/18)

    The Fight for $15 and a union will hold a public mayoral forum in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 18 where members of the public will get to meet and directly address candidates about their commitment to raising wages for workers in Charlotte.

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  • Give us the Senate candidate NC workers want

    “As Democrats look for a contender for the U.S. Senate race in 2016, working families in N.C. are hoping for a candidate who will talk candidly about inequality and offer solutions like higher wages, paid sick leave, collective bargaining rights and progressive tax reform,” says state AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer MaryBe McMillan.

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  • Solidarity and song at 2015 Labor School

    The Class of 2015 was the largest class in several years, a sign that AFL-CIO affiliates in North Carolina are taking seriously the challenge, opportunity, and necessity for unions to educate, agitate, and organize the South.

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